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By Ade_Osman    
Hiyer Folks, just thought I'd post an image from my archives to let you all know how I'm doing, unfortunately I'm still very ill and things haven't improved significantly over the last few weeks, but hey, I'm surviving (just!) and I'm pretty sure I'll get through it. But things are very much up and down and the Doctors/Head Shrinks just can't seem to find the right balance of drugs, that's mental illness for you though. Of course I'm not getting out much and as such haven't been doing any photography whatsoever, hence me uploading an image from the summer.
Just thought I'd pop in though and wish everyone a Very Merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous New Year, especially those folk that know me on a personal basis, I'm still putting my head through the door and seeing what's happening on a daily basis, it's just that I'm incredibly tired and thus this is the reason I haven't been commenting etc......As Bill Clinton very succinctly put it several years ago: “Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all.”

Hope everyone has a fabulous time over festive season, best wishes to all whether you celebrate Xmas or not.....


Tags: Butterflies General Lepidoptera Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Large white butterfly Wildlife and nature


NDODS 9 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2012 9:31AM
My thoughts are with you during what is a difficult time for you. I sincerely hope that you are up and posting agian, you are missed dearly.

Take care, God Bless, Merry Christmas my online mate.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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21 Dec 2012 9:49AM
Merry Christmas and my Best Wishes to you Ade, beautiful image,
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
21 Dec 2012 10:01AM
A fine archival image, Ade: I send my best wishes for Christmas and hope that the New Year brings health and peace of mind.
andylea 11 37 1 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2012 10:31AM
wonderful comp and detail ade have a very merry christmas Wink
achieverswales 9 8 101 Wales
21 Dec 2012 10:57AM
Excellent upload to remind us of Summer Ade, just look after yourself mate, Merry Christmas and a happy healthy New Year to you and all your family.


annettep38 Plus
8 219 42 Costa Rica
21 Dec 2012 11:07AM
wonderful light and detail.. the prettiest pest aroundSmile
A merry Christmas to all hedgehogs, the 6 ft version and the small ones and all their family SmileSmileSmile
Jasper87 Plus
9 2.3k 158 England
21 Dec 2012 11:26AM
Cheers, Ade, wishing you a full recovery and all the best for 2013.

CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
21 Dec 2012 11:43AM
A beautiful image, Ade, and I sincerely hope that you get yourself sorted sooner rather than later, and are able to enjoy a happy and peaceful festive season, and every good wish for the New Year. Carol x
SlowSong Plus
11 8.4k 30 England
21 Dec 2012 12:10PM
Wishing you all the best for a better new year.
Fefe Plus
8 33 31 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2012 12:53PM
Best wishes to you and your family Ade................. Merry Christmas and hope its a really healthy New YearSmileSmile
Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
21 Dec 2012 2:20PM
Sorry to hear of your troubles Ade, hang on in there mate, I'm sure 2013 will bring better times. I hope you and Sue have a very Merry Christmas and a healthy and happy new year. I look forward to catching up with you again in the new annum and I hope you will be back on form, all the best, Ed
rontear Plus
16 21 8 England
21 Dec 2012 2:28PM
A light of warmer times Ade, we wish you all the very best with your struggle to overcome your situation at this time. A very Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year ( you have a very positive side to you )
Maiwand 12 3 73 England
21 Dec 2012 3:39PM
I always find your shots a great pleasure Ade and I thank you for them.
I take this opportunity to wish you all the luck in the world in your fight to return to full fitness.
Merry Christmas to you.
21 Dec 2012 3:41PM
Top Drawer Ade and like the framing mate Smile
johnjo58 9 2 5 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2012 4:08PM
Wonderful macro Ade, my thoughts prayer are with you in this challenging time. We all know you will get to the other side of this particular challenge; Happy Christmas
KarenFB Plus
13 5.3k 174 England
21 Dec 2012 4:37PM

Keep strong and look forward to a better 2013 - Best Wishes Ade & Sue. Smile
User_Removed 10 80 1 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2012 6:01PM
My thoughts are with you...hope you have a wonderful Christmas, hope 2013 is a better year for you SmileSmile
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2012 6:49PM
look after yourself honey ...
get some piccies running please.....
tomcat 14 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2012 7:00PM
Merry Christmas Ade, to you and yoursSmile
Let us hope you are soon on the mendGrin

Missing your cutting quipsWink

AnnChown Plus
9 207 1 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2012 7:28PM
It's good to see you back, although briefly, with this super image. I too hope 2013 will be a better year for you Ade.
ChiliMan 13 135 17 Singapore
22 Dec 2012 12:32PM
Ade, this is a superb image but that's not important right now. Here's me wishing you a 2013 filled with stability and comfort.

Merry Christmas to you and the fam, my man.

Andrew Smile

PS By the way, Bill was and is a sound man.
UrbaneMagick 7 172 1 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2012 2:59PM
Great image, as always Ade.

Hope the doc sorts you out, I have two cousins that are bipolar, so can sympathise with's a hard illness when its mental health related, as people don't make allowances for it as much.

All the very est,

tonyng 9 11 3 United Kingdom
25 Dec 2012 10:02AM
Hope you are getting better by the day Ade. Stay relaxed mate.
A Merry Christmas and a Happy and better New Year and many thanks for your support in the last year.
25 Dec 2012 11:06AM
Wishing you all the best. I hope things pick up and you reach a balance.
jasonrwl Plus
9 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2012 3:44PM
Best wishes for a better 2013 Ade.
Gerryrys 7 1 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 9:58AM
Best wishes Ade

Happy New Year


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