Tag Archives: Edinburgh

The queen of bullshitting got herself discharged

I’m back in Grantham-by-the-Sea (South Shields) after successfully discharging myself from the psychiatric ward in Edinburgh, where I’d been sectioned after a botched suicide attempt.  I’m not good at many things, but I am good at bullshitting, even when it … Continue reading

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Detained under the Mental Health Act after a botched suicide attempt

I’m not going to be writing much for a while.  Today I’ve been detained under the Mental Health Act for being assessed as being a danger to my own life.  I am detained in a psychiatric ward here in Edinburgh.  … Continue reading

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Envy of others has completely poisoned me (feeling ugly, alone and left behind)

I went to Edinburgh yesterday and did nothing but get very drunk.  I just wanted to get out of England and specifically out of South Shields, the town where I’m currently staying, which I’ve dubbed as ‘Grantham-by-the-Sea, for its obvious … Continue reading

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Continually fooled by people and their hidden agendas

It’s just past midnight and I can’t (and won’t) sleep, after waking up from an intense nightmare.  My lower back is in agony, with the pain radiating all the way down my right leg.  I’m extremely anxious because I have … Continue reading

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I’m so drained from doing so little and I believe that chronic loneliness and isolation are largely responsible

I know I’m screaming into the depths of space here.  The internet has become another lonely place for me, despite once being a place of solace where I could find real connections with people.  I’m now in a situation again … Continue reading

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Lonely-rood Park (my visit to Holyrood Park and Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh)

I had to leave Persephone with the bicycle repair shop I found near Edinburgh city centre  She needs a new chain, new sprockets (whatever the fuck those are) and new rear brake pads.  I’m also getting the handlebar grips replaced, … Continue reading

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Ugly on The John Muir Way

I cycled a 22 mile stretch of the John Muir Way (sections 8 to 10) yesterday, from the east side of Edinburgh to North Berwick.  It took me about 3 hours in total, but only because I stopped at various … Continue reading

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