Category Archives: Depression

The Return of Black and Blue Man (Part 1)

Just after 10:30pm, Friday, 26 January 2018. Finally, it was time. I sat down to something I hadn’t done for…yikes, almost a year now. After putting it off for so long, how would I go? There was only one way … Continue reading

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It’s been one year

PROLOGUE I had originally begun writing this post a few weeks ago…but two tries later, it just wasn’t working. Last night, I began another post about a different subject…but that didn’t work either. But while trying to write last night’s … Continue reading

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The night oasis

First – to regular and long-time readers, an apology. It’s now been over three months since I last posted here. Don’t worry – nothing major happened to me. The only things that did happen were busyness elsewhere (some good, some … Continue reading

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Mid-Life Crisis (Part 2)

Part 1 For the first six months or so, 2012 hadn’t been a bad year. During the last six months, though, things changed. At that time, my five years of therapy with my psychiatrist Dr. Khan came to an end … Continue reading

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Before Black and Blue Man: The Six Visits (Part 1)

Early 2006. I was working for another Canberra-based account, and once again travel was required – which at first was exciting. To my mild disappointment, however, it turned out that I would only going down there for one day – … Continue reading

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International Black and Blue Man (Part 1)

For a long time, overseas travel was something I never contemplated. There were three main reasons why. One reason was lack of interest. Visiting other countries did have some appeal, but not that much – and for a long time, … Continue reading

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Before Black and Blue Man: The Turning Point (Part 6)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Saturday, 14 June 2003: morning It was bright and sunny outside, a good day for a friend’s wedding that afternoon. And I was looking forward to going. I’d just finished … Continue reading

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