Formative Years

Formative Years

My intention is to record my association and friendship with Eugene Halliday from the initial meeting to the present day. This will be a personal, subjective and truthful account but will be much more about me than him. Eugene Halliday has been the greatest...
With Eugene

With Eugene

Dear Richard The most important thing to realise is that a human being has to develop from the relatively  simple stage of a baby to the very complex stage of being a mature adult. We cannot jump from birth to maturity in one simple leap. If we take a sheet of note...
Living with Depression and Despair

Living with Depression and Despair

LIVING WITH DEPRESSION AND DESPAIR –  Depression in one form or another has never been that far from me. I am never sure when I will react to something said in a way that closes me up. I am also aware that I am getting off the topic of Eugene, but my struggle...
Moving Away

Moving Away

MOVING AWAY –  I emerged from school not knowing what I wanted. I had failed my A levels so university was not an option so I was left wondering how to proceed. I worked for some months in the family firm as a credit rep going out every day on a weekly round...