Mark Geraghty’s Personal Blog!

Welcome to Mark Geraghty’s private blog.

My name is Mark Geraghty. I’m 59, live in the UK with my amazing wife Lesley, currently based in Stockport Manchester. I have two wonderful and inspiring children, Liam and Naom

I’ve spent my life in teaching. In particular, Special Educational Needs & Disabilities. Currently the CEO/Principal of Seashell Trust but the end of this chapter is drawing to a conclusion.

I have a passion for many things!  These include: playing lacrosse at Norbury Lax Club, Manchester City FC and an ambition to one day build my own house!

My purpose with this blog is to share my thoughts, wisdom and lessons of life! Have a read and let me know what you think – feedback is most welcome, indeed, positively encouraged please.

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Have I finally become comfortably numb?

“Now I’ve got that feeling once again I can’t explain you would not understand This is not how I am I have become comfortably numb” So, I lie here listening, once again, to the powerful, poignant and prescient songs of the magnificent PINK FLOYD! The words, like a faceless captor, torture me psychologically and semantically; … Continue reading Have I finally become comfortably numb?

Dustin Hoffman – Black & White, Good & Bad, Positive & Negative Ying and Yang.


I have just sat on an airplane, for 50 mins, and listened to Kirsty Wark’s interview with 79-year-old Dustin Hoffman, on her programme Desert Island Discs. Bizarrely, it’s Dustin’s birthday today! What an amazing, unpretentious but damaged man (by his own admission) he is! Yet his honesty and seeming disdain for the successes and achievements … Continue reading Dustin Hoffman – Black & White, Good & Bad, Positive & Negative Ying and Yang.


A Day to Celebrate the Pleasures of being part of this amazing planet!

So, as my day draws to a close I reflect, it’s been a good one! Still a way to get home (at Paddington London, final destination Stockport Manchester). But with Genesis playing in my headphones, my mood is incredibly lifted! Listening to music today, for me, is the modern equivalent of latter-day poetry. The lyrics … Continue reading A Day to Celebrate the Pleasures of being part of this amazing planet!

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