Author Archives: SCARFMAN

About SCARFMAN

Hey! I'm a fan of scarves ha ha, television shows and most sports. I'm a Media and Cultural Studies Graduate from LJMU and love to blog about all sorts. At the moment most of my blogs are either TV or mental health related ones. I hope you enjoy them and hope some really move you. Thanks, Andy.

A likeable, touching mid-life crisis! Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler. A literary review.

Male, forty-three going on forty-four, OCD sufferer, who likes to put the bins out for the neighbours and who hates radio phone-in shows.  No, this is not my profile from the Plenty of Fish dating website, but it could be. … Continue reading

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I finally did it, I sat down at my doctors! OCD and me

A zest for life is how I would best sum-up how I am feeling right now.  You see, I am still on a high from the events of yesterday.  I did an CBT exposure that I swore to everybody that … Continue reading

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My love letter to Liverpool, how I long to return!

I first fell in love with the city of Liverpool back in 1998.  Stunning beauty and a sense of humour to die for.  After reading the following, I want you to fall in love with Liverpool too!    Music Music … Continue reading

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Murder and laughter! The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman. A review

A humorous whodunit that keeps you guessing right until the end.  This is the verdict of Richard Osman’s, The Thursday Murder Club.  As the novel states at the back this therefore is, ‘his first and, so far, best novel.’ How … Continue reading

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Friends Reunited! Christmas at The Vintage Bookshop of Memories by Elizabeth Holland. A Review.

We are once again invited into the magical world of the inhabitants of Ivy Hatch, in Elizabeth Holland’s brand-new offering, Christmas at The Vintage Bookshop of Memories.  Readable as a standalone book or as a follow-up to the excellent The … Continue reading

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The Inherited Outsider. THE VINTAGE BOOKSHOP OF MEMORIES by Elizabeth Holland. A review.

The Vintage Bookshop of Memories by budding author Elizabeth Holland, is an enchanting romantic novel, that is the perfect antidote for these austere times that we currently all find ourselves in.   The biggest compliment to give The Vintage Bookshop … Continue reading

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The woman too afraid to trust life! The Balance Between Life and Death by Elizabeth Holland – A review.

You know you have enjoyed reading a piece of literature when at the end it has moved you to tears.  You know you have enjoyed reading a story when you have not wanted it to end.  Finally, you also know … Continue reading

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Against All Odds

World Mental Health Day, Saturday, October 10th, 2020.  Time to celebrate my life.  Time to tell the world what I have completely been through.  Time to finally shout out loud, “I AM HAPPY TO BE ALIVE!” “I WISH I WAS … Continue reading

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Football is back, hallelujah. My mental health in lockdown!

No football in lockdown “People say you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.”  My dear love for Manchester United Football Club can be applied to this saying.  You see, coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown was the very first time in … Continue reading

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Be bold men, become a scarfsexual with Scarfman Scarves!

The birth of the scarfsexual The shocking news is that metrosexuality is now dead! Well, it is according to the man who first coined this term back in the 1994, Mark Simpson. Apparently, there are that many sensitive straight men … Continue reading

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