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52% Happy? Depression Busting?

52% Happy? Depression Busting?

It’s terrifying, how quickly the time passes. The last Moodscope test I did was forty-two days ago but feels like a week. I’m tired today. I’m waking up every day without the strength to clench a fist, my legs shake, feel weak, like they can’t […]

The state of my head…

The state of my head…

During the first public performance of 40% Happy last Thursday, I mentioned to the audience that the show was gonna be a bit ropey. They understood, some even told me after the show that they found it interesting, watching someone working through material and ideas […]

Updates to newsletters, subscriptions, and stuff…

Updates to newsletters, subscriptions, and stuff…

I’ve added some proper subscription stuff so y’all now have a cool way of subscribing to this blog and/or its comments, you can log-in to post comments with social networking sites and wordpress.com and shit like that. Some of you have already signed up for […]

Doing my best…

Doing my best…

I did the gig. I almost cancelled it last Friday, I almost cancelled it on Thursday morning, and I almost turned around on the way there; thanks to my partner and to Mind UK, I managed to stave off a panic attack on arrival. It […]

More video clips uploaded and a YouTube channel…

More video clips uploaded and a YouTube channel…

I’ve finally gotten around to doing something with the YouTube channel I’ve had for I don’t know how long. I’ve added a show I did years ago at the comedy club at Swansea Grand Theatre, hosted by the mercurial Noel James (as seen on Britain’s […]

A hard week, a lovely gig, a tired but happy Wes Packer…

A hard week, a lovely gig, a tired but happy Wes Packer…

This week has been difficult. As I’ve already mentioned, I’ve spent the last few weeks coming off one set of meds and onto another – with the new meds failing to counter the withdrawal from the old. So I’ve been dealing with withdrawal AND side […]

Shitting Bricks: Launching the show at The Duke

Shitting Bricks: Launching the show at The Duke

Neath…I am coming… I’ll be honest, I almost cancelled the gig. It’s been a busy few weeks – busier than I’ve been in a while – with a lot of travel, a funeral, lots of bullshit admin stuff to do for the jobs and income […]

Staying safe at the Edinburgh Fringe: Home Safe Collective

Staying safe at the Edinburgh Fringe: Home Safe Collective

Following the rape and murder of Eurydice Dixon, a Melbourne comedian, on her way home after a gig, a group of comedians has formed the Home Safe Collective. Dressing rooms aren’t safe for women these days, never mind the streets. Please give generously to this […]

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Wes Packer: 40% Happy – LAUNCH

Wes Packer: 40% Happy – LAUNCH

I’ll be launching my first ever one-man stand-up comedy show at my favourite club, The Duke, Neath, as part of the Neath Comedy Festival on 19th July 2018.