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The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
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The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (2024 Visit)

After a recent trip to the RD+E Hospital, previously being used to the business and craziness of Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, I felt a need to write about my own personal experiences with the second biggest hospital in Devon. The Hospital is charming, welcoming and the staff lovely, the corridors are clean, security seem happy …

Street Photography gallery with the Canon 40D
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The Old But Fantastic Canon 40D (Test photos)

If you have been following me from my main website: Cornish Connect you will notice I recently purchased a Canon 40D. The Canon 40D is an old DSLR camera now and came out when the Canon 5D MK2 was released back in 2007. The Canon 40D is made like a tank, entirely from metal and …

Extreme anxiety at the Emergency Department at Derriford Hospital
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I was very anxious at the ED

So this week I did something that could had meant I would not be here writing this post or certainly not have the ability to write this thats for sure, anyway I was in the hospital for two nights and I had to see Psych and I was not allowed to leave the ward, so …

Its not me, some people are just weird.
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Its not me, some people are just weird.

You know for years now, I have always doubted myself, I always felt like I was not like the rest of society, this week my occupational therapist visited and made me think differently which made me feel better too, well until I started feeling low again, – thats the joys with mental health its very …

How Social Media and Mental Health Can Collide Badly
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How Social Media and Mental Health Can Collide Badly

There are many groups you will find on Social Media that are generally setup by non mental health professionals, designed and hosted / maintained by people who like me have their own mental health issues and a story to tell. You can usually tell quickly information about such groups by the amount of people, how …

My short-lived time with Diabetes UK, not the nicest people to try and work with
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My short-lived time with Diabetes UK

Hey, some of you might well remember me, I was an active member of the Diabetes UK forum for quite some time. That was until July when my mental health took control, and I was in a bad place mentally, and regardless of me being granted permission to talk about mental health, my account was …

My Freestyle Libre 2 Keeps Falling Off, heres what you can do to help yourself.
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My Freestyle Libre 2 Keeps Falling Off

I’d like to think this is an isolated case but I fear its not, sadly not just for me but likely others also the World over. If you are not aware, the Freestyle Libre system is a blood glucose monitoring system thats designed to work with your smart (cell) phone, the system sits gently under …

Secret Nuclear Bunker in Essex - the generator room
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Secret Nuclear Bunker

A road sign near Essex, well whats that all about then ? OK its obvious there was once a secret nuclear bunker, this was the place the Queen and Government would go to in the event of a Nuclear strike on the United Kingdom. A bungalow ? Yes, all innocent looking on the outside, inside …

Its a strange World
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Its a strange World

It really is strange living in the World as the way it is right now – in recent news people are digging up old time capsules with nothing inside of them, Russia and Ukraine are at each others backs trying to win this awful war in Europe of all places, thousands are dead thanks to …

tall trees at saltram house
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Viltrox 23mm 1.4 – Nikon Z Mount Review

With sample photos too. Using my own money, I bought this lens used from WEX Photographic, the lens is in a league of its own, a premium grade lens with a clickless aperture ring. The season: Summer, The location: Saltram House, Plymouth. Although this lens is super affordable at around £150 on the used market, …