Category Archives: Manic Madness

M is for Mania, Madness and Mischief

I suppose one of the reason’s I talk about my mania so much is because it’s easier to discuss it. Everybody likes a good story about funny things that happen. Talking about the miserable lows can be uncomfortable and distressing for both me and the reader.  The other reason I talk about the mania so much is because when read more »

Ghosts, Cameras and Manic Monsters

This will probably shock lots of people who know me personally (or maybe it wont). I have an unusual Hobby. I operate Ghost hunts! Yes just like the ones you see on the TV show “Ghost Hunters”. I do around 8 per year depending on finances and numbers. The hunts are NOTHING like the TV read more »

5 Things I have bought while in Mania_Excessive spending

One of the more common behavioural issues while manic is excessive spending. In some cases illusions of grandeur can be a bit of a problem. The two combined together can lead to expensive shopping trips but with no limits. I am quite lucky that I can generally afford my spending sprees up to a limit, however now and again I read more »

Life in the Mental Hospital

A Day In The Mental Hospital or more politically correctly known as a Psychiatric hospital or even a mental health hospital.  I actually refer to it as the Headcase Hotel where the clientele are often challenging. So really we are talking about Butlin’s holiday camp only with lithium instead of candy floss, white coats* instead of red and the entertainment is usually more enjoyable read more »

Just Nipped To Benidorm

About 9 years ago I worked for a Bank in central Manchester. I went through a manic episode which isn’t the best from of mind to be working in a bank. One lunchtime I decided that I didn’t want the pack up that was sat in my desk draw so I decided to go to Gregg’s read more »