Manic Depression and my Alice in Wonderland Designs

Thank you very much to everyone who read my feature in Bipolar UK’s 80/20 Art Collection. As was probably very noticeable to anyone familiar with Alice in Wonderland, the piece I wrote to begin talking about mental illness read a lot like Wonderland itself. For anyone who didn’t see it, I have copied a section… Continue reading Manic Depression and my Alice in Wonderland Designs

Cerys Knighton’s Illustration for Nights at the Circus 

Originally posted on Angela Carter Online:
Cerys Knighton, a Cardiff-based illustrator, has produced a fantastic dotwork illustration inspired by Angela Carter’s Nights at the Circus (1984). A few months ago, I contacted Cerys to ask her if she would be interested in creating something based on the writings of Angela Carter, after I came across her beautiful…

Common Misconceptions about Manic Depression (Bipolar Disorder)

Gareth and I wrote this post to go along with his fundraising story for the Cardiff half-marathon as he raised money for Bipolar UK, a charity that gives an incredible amount of help and support to people with bipolar, otherwise known as manic depression. Suffering from manic depression doesn’t mean you have just ‘mood swings’.… Continue reading Common Misconceptions about Manic Depression (Bipolar Disorder)