The Bipolar Bum

Backpacking and Bipolar II. Taking Manic Depression on tour.

Constructing narratives and why you should be suspicious of yourself

If we are truly aiming to be as free of symptoms as we are able then it becomes important to understand which thoughts and feelings are OURS and which are generated by our illnesses.

18/03/2015 · 16 Comments

Travel Journal – Arrived in Hope Vale + Baron Gorge

So after a five hour drive (short by Australian standards I’m led to believe) we arrived in Hope Vale.  We stopped once for fuel and once at Baron Gorge.  I’ve … Continue reading

13/07/2014 · 13 Comments

The Tuesday Tune – Meg Mac, Cover of “Bridges” by Broods

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24/06/2014 · Leave a comment

1000 Followers – Hot on my heels

#1000Followers   I just want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone following, especially the 500 new folks.  In the last ten days you’ve doubled my readership.  It is … Continue reading

12/06/2014 · 30 Comments

#FInallyMoving #PrettyLights – Stick this on, slouch in your chair and relax.

  I know this might be a bit of a non-post but I thought some of you would really like this as much as I have.  It’s been on repeat … Continue reading

03/06/2014 · 6 Comments

Brain Diseases Are “Not First World Problems” Pt.1 – Historical References

H&J debunks the idea that depression, bipolarty e.t.c are uniquely western, wealthy indulgences.   “Notice how they don’t yammer on about depression in Africa or anywhere else that’s poor? Man-up! … Continue reading

03/06/2014 · 27 Comments

They’re Following Me! (Seriously though: Thanks)

    In the last four days my readership has doubled.  To all the old-guard who have read and (hopefully) enjoyed the content so far – Thank you very much … Continue reading

02/06/2014 · 24 Comments – Reclaiming Reality; A story about Bipolar

A short while ago I was asked to guest blog for  The founder Trish asked that I write my story.  I don’t know if I qualify as a narcissist … Continue reading

02/06/2014 · 24 Comments

#undiagnosed #bipolar

31/05/2014 · 11 Comments

#MikeAndTheMechanics #TheLivingYears #Grief

  This song fucks me up all over the place.  This is the first time I’ve voluntarily listened to it since my dad died.  It’s one of those nights anyway.

30/05/2014 · 7 Comments
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