Ahh, Depression. My old, abusive friend. Every Depressed person is an individual, and every experience of Depression is unique. There are some symptoms of the experience that I imagine most of us sufferers would recognize, but I doubt we would all agree on what the beast actually is. I'm going to write about my experiences … Continue reading My Melancholy
Positive blogging today. I know, it doesn't suit me. I should stick with the cynicism, depression and nihilism. Today, though, you're getting a more pleasant facet of my personality. Today I will mostly be blogging about stuff what I likes in autumn. Firstly, go away and read Keats' "To Autumn". Mmm. Goodness. Now you're ready. … Continue reading The Viper in Autumn
I'm forty. It's time for me to take stock. Let's see what our Viperish Discordant Hero has achieved. Let's also see what might be set down against him in the Book of Life and Death. Before we start, do try to avoid comparing yourself to me. I'm magnificent and you're the sort of person who … Continue reading Taking Stock
By now, dear reader, you are probably desperate to know everything about me. I'm a fascinating enigma, an irresistible curiosity, the source of your dreams and nightmares. Steady on, reader. Take a breath. Have a little sit down. All in good time. I will reveal myself slowly. This is a metaphorical dance of the seven … Continue reading My Crushes
People say to me, "Viper, you're a melancholy sort of fellow, what is it that keeps you dragging your carcass out of bed every morning? What does a cynical, embittered and twisted individual like yourself live for? What makes it all worth it? For fuck's sake, tell us what the point of it all is!" … Continue reading Reasons to be cheerful (ish)
Cheer up? Fuck off. I am a depressive. I have Clinical Depression. I'm not cool enough to be bi-polar. Those bi-polar bastards at least have their manic times when they are euphoric... admittedly they do crazy shit when they're manic, but at least it makes for some good anecdotes. The only crazy shit that I … Continue reading Cheer up!
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