Appleby Ink, branching into the realms of astrological readings. Through literature on sun signs and planetary movements, Charlotte Appleby devises her own unique interpretations. Aries Fire: March 21 – April 19 The sun starts in Aries on the 1st of April but is departing slowly for Taurus. In this time,Continue Reading

I’m not going to mention the you-know-what-wash-your-hands-situation but that excuses my delay in updating this website for a while. A change in scenery. I relocated from the South East to the North West of England. This included a lot of packing. I had a lot more stuff than I formerlyContinue Reading

Key workers are able to have their childcare provided by local schools which remain open with skeleton crews to ensure vital services remain open β€’ Health and Social Care. This includes doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics, social workers, home carers and staff required to maintain our health and social care sectorContinue Reading

Is there a coronavirus crash? Are we headed into a global recession? As stock exchanges closed, businesses shut their dops, shops stop opening and countries reduce trading, after waves of panic buying and depleting stores of essential goods, the economic security of millions worldwide is threatened. Governments are intervening toContinue Reading

A few months ago the world ticked by, as usual, now most cities globally are under lockdown. Boris Johnson has called for pubs, clubs, bars, restaurants, gyms and leisure centres (all public spaces) to close. Schools finished early for the Easter holidays on Friday and GCSEs/A-Level exams have been scrapped.Continue Reading

Mood: πŸ˜’βž‘οΈπŸ€— Pain: 3.75/10 Fatigue 4.5/10 Hurrah. Re-registering at a new GP’s in a more northern part of England has led to dramatic changes in approach. However, you get the usual NHS hiccups caused by overworked, stressed, financially organisation and employees. I called for an emergency appointment to review medicationsContinue Reading

Mood: πŸ‘» Pain: 4/10 Fatigue: 8/10 January has been an interesting time. This could be a particularly lengthy post, my spoonie-friends. So, buckle up and get ready for the ride. It’s a road trip. I’ll start by explaining the ghost emoji. Each time I move (and I’ve moved A LOTContinue Reading

Mood: πŸ₯ΆπŸ€ͺ Fatigue: 7/10 Pain: 7/10 Maybe it’s the cold weather or just the post-Christmas-exhaustion taking holding as we snack and sloth our way into the New Year, but today my pain levels are on edge. I’ve been feeling a little odd from new medications (unrelated to fibromyalgia). I’m oddlyContinue Reading

As advocates of mental health and a supporter of community projects, Appleby Ink provides writing services for a Milton Keynes mental health peer support group: MIND SPACE MK. That’s why in today’s blog post, we’re going to be discussing the importance of mental health awareness and treatment in the localContinue Reading