I didn’t think you were that sort of person…

When I left the British Army in 1995, I really wanted to go. I had had enough of all the bullsh*t, the ball-aches & all the ‘Yes Sir, no Sir’ stuff. I had done my stint & I really wanted to study, so I took the plunge & signed-off. But after a year or so in Civvy Street, I began to struggle. Nothing seemed right & I was feeling like the proverbial square peg in a round hole. In 1996 I decided to seek professional help through my GP & after a couple of sessions with a psychologist, I was … Continue reading I didn’t think you were that sort of person…

Dickism: A modern day affliction

Although I cannot comment on the rest of the world, in the UK we are in the grips of the worst pandemic that has ever swept our shores. But I am not on about the Coronavirus, I am on about Dickism. For those unfamiliar with this affliction, Dickism is a mental illness that usually starts in the teenage years & seems to affect all ages, ethnicities & gender groups equally, with the prevalence in society as much as 1 in 4 people. Aetiology The precise cause of Dickism is largely unknown, although there is a higher incidence in those who … Continue reading Dickism: A modern day affliction