Category: 2020 Diary

Diary of Dr Sharon McDonnell


60 is only a number!

Dear Diary 12th April, 2020 I was born in 1960 and part of the ‘baby boomer’ generation.  Fast forward to the 11th April, 2020 and this ‘baby boomer’ is celebrating her 60th birthday! If...


Reflecting on Uncertain Times

4th April, 2020 Dear Diary What strange times we are currently living in.  Our lives have been turned upside down.  We are all confined to our homes and unable to visit family and friends. ...


Publicly Thanking my Academic Supervisors

12th January 2020 Dear Diary Suicide Bereavement UK has now been trading nearly four years. For those that have read previous posts, you will be aware, that I had previously worked at The Centre...


The Purpose of My Blog

About This Blog This blog is not a support network for those bereaved by suicide. If you are in crisis and struggling to cope please contact either your GP or the Samaritans on 116 123...


Reflection of the Previous Decade

Date: 31.12.19Dear Diary The end of a decade is approaching and a time for quite reflection. This decade has been very eventful both personally and professionally for me. There have been lots of twists...