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Still On The Cusp Of Madness: One Day At A Time Ten Years On

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By Yvonne Stewart-Williams

ISBN: 9781783823536
Published: 2017
Pages: 192
Key Themes: relationships, adoption, family, strength

Description

’Still On The Cusp Of Madness’ is a memoir which follows my ‘Altered Perceptions’ diary and describes the redeeming grace way in which I advance, one day at a time ’into the fold’, as a Black lesbian mother with mental health experience, at My London, United Kingdom based, Thames Reach paid full-time employment. I am in a long term committed loving relationship with a woman, while also studying part-time Open University degree education, being a Women Freemason and Stonewall Ambassador schools role model. I am also the first Openly Lesbian black English Politician in the United Kingdom using Apple products.

About the Author

Yvonne Stewart-Williams has first hand lived experience of paranoid schizophrenia and Erotomania Love addiction. I am also the daughter of a mother who experienced depression and schizophrenia. I am grateful to Prince William, Prince Harry and Kate for ‘Heads Together’.

Book Extract

Saturday 28th November 2015
Dear Yvonne,
My beloved sixteen year old son James has just left my abode, after a six hour unsupervised ‘quality time’ contact session. James is making his way back unescorted to his Looked-After Foster placement; which is located five minutes’ walk away. James and I spent our time in doors, his choice, eating McDonald’s and watching YouTube videos. I informed my son that Rose, - his long term Social Worker is still off sick and Ingrid, her temporary replacement is also currently off sick; but I met with Jonathan his Social Services’ representatives, yesterday, and was given permission for James to arrive at my home at 06:30hrs on Saturday 12th December 2015, so that I can take him to the London School of Gliding, for a day school course of glider flying in Leagraves Bedfordshire. I explained that this is a 2015 Xmas present to him from me. I also told my son that I have obtained consent for his foster carers to apply for his driving licence; so that I can arrange for my son to have a driving lesson on his seventeenth birthday. My son is delighted that I have recently been elected onto the 2015/2016 London Assembly Executive of the Open University Student Association. I am in my second year of a part-time Combined Social Science with Social Policy degree and I although I have recently found out that I have to resit my last exam. I have ambitions of completing a PhD. My son is unsure about my feminism and involvement with the 50:50 Parliament campaigning group for a


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