You Are Not Alone

May 27th, 2019 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 6 min read

Writing blog posts when you feel like you’re desperately holding on, white-knuckled, to the side of a cliff, is… difficult.  Scrap that. Doing ANYTHING is difficult. Lying in bed. Difficult. Getting out of bed. Difficult. Thinking. Difficult. Blinking. Difficult. Breathing. Difficult. Maybe difficult is the wrong word there. Maybe it’s an understatement. Maybe I’ve just typed it too many times. Either way, this is not...

The Things We Take For Granted

May 13th, 2019 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 6 min read

Apparently doing things the ‘normal’ way doesn’t come naturally to me. Stress ulcers are normally located in the mouth or stomach but in mid-March, I was told I had developed one in my eye. Yep. You read that right. My eye! - cue eye roll - It’s not the first time I’ve had a scare with my eyesight – a specialist at the Western Eye...

Everything Happens For A Reason

Feb 25th, 2019 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 5 min read

How many times has something gone wrong in your life? How many times have you missed out on getting something you really want? How many friends have you lost contact with? How many arguments change the course of your relationships? How many of those times have led to someone telling you that everything happens for a reason?  Everything happens for a reason. Earlier this month,...

Isn’t That Marvellous!

Dec 31st, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 3 min read

Today, we say a final goodbye to 2018. We express gratitude for all the experiences – good and bad alike – that have taught us something in these past twelve months. We remember the darker days of the year that reminded us problems wouldn’t be called hurdles if there wasn’t a way to get over them. We send up a small prayer for those that...