Say Hello to Heaven

Since Chris Cornell's death on 18th May this year I have been considering whether to write about it or not. I decided to reflect on this decision for a while and consider what it was I actually wanted to express, discuss and disclose. As a music fan I first came across Chris Cornell as a … Continue reading Say Hello to Heaven

Parental Alienation, Happiness and Personal Growth

All too often I find myself reflecting on recent events in my life. Arguably, this could be called pro-crastination, but I prefer to see it as self-reflection. During such a recent period of self-reflection (okay, lets call it pro-crastination for arguments sake!) I considered the recent positives in my life that have come out of … Continue reading Parental Alienation, Happiness and Personal Growth

Promoting Awareness of Parental Alienation

During my various meanderings on the internet, as part of my ongoing battle against parental alienation I have come across and networked with numerious people and groups. However most recently an opportunity to promote awareness of Parental Alienation has presented itself to me. For those unaware of what parental alienation is see here. I have … Continue reading Promoting Awareness of Parental Alienation

Does Thinking About Your Children Less, Mean You Love Them Less?

Before discussing this question, please allow me to put this into context for those readers that may not be familiar with this blog. I am what is known as an alienated parent. Following the breakdown of my marriage my ex has 'successfully' prevented me from having any contact with my three beautiful young children for what … Continue reading Does Thinking About Your Children Less, Mean You Love Them Less?

Given to Fly

In 1998 Pearl Jam released their fifth studio album Yield. It marked a return to the band's earlier straightforward heavier approach to albums. The stand out track is the soaring epic Given to Fly, a song that carries underlying themes of existence and rebirth. A subtle, yet sublime guitar riff from Mike McCready opens the song. The … Continue reading Given to Fly

A little plan to raise awareness of parental alienation. Help needed!

Like many other alienated parents I have taken to the internet to vent, give and receive support and ultimately attempt to raise awareness of parental alienation. And also like many other alienated parents out there I have a blog. This humble little blog of mine is simply a cathartic narrative of my journey of fighting … Continue reading A little plan to raise awareness of parental alienation. Help needed!

Now, I’ve met some idiots in my time, but seriously!? 

To those unfamiliar with this blog, this is a cathartic narrative of my numerous experiences in battling parental alienation. See here for a definition of parental alienation. In writing these numerous posts I tend to veer away from going into too much detail of the numerous conversations I have with services and so called "professionals" as most … Continue reading Now, I’ve met some idiots in my time, but seriously!? 

Parental alienation, one year on. What have I learnt? 

It is now a year since I have had any contact with my three beautiful young children. My ex continues to deny me any contact with them.  My ex continues to take advantage of a flawed system. A system that enables her to ignore and breach court orders for contact and engagement in interventions, with … Continue reading Parental alienation, one year on. What have I learnt? 

To live a life any less than challenging

Too many of us spend far too much of our lives trying to fit in. Some individuals are lucky enough to be born with an enviable, but healthy disregard for what others may think. Individuals that do not need the validation, recognition or reassurance of others. Individuals that are happy enough with themselves. Individuals that understand … Continue reading To live a life any less than challenging

Peace at Last

There are numerous behaviours one can 'get away with' by being a Dad. No, I do not mean childbirth, nor do I mean parental alienation. For example I love climbing trees, however it is not deemed socially acceptable for a grown man to walk over a forest alone and then proceed to climb trees, and … Continue reading Peace at Last