Possible explanation for Joey by Ruth
[Reviews - 67]
Summary: Joey et al dealing with issues such as depression.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Jack Maynard, Jo (Bettany) Maynard
School Period: Switzerland
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Angst, Domestic, Family
Parent Series: None
Stories: 18
Series Type: Closed

Summary: A short look at another reason Joey might have been the way she was in later books.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Jo (Bettany) Maynard
School Period: Switzerland
School Name: None
Genre: None
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2647 Read Count: 2972
[Report This] Published: 13 Sep 2011 Updated: 07 Jan 2012
Counting Blessings by Ruth Rated: Mature starstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Companion to An explanation for Joey. Jack's side.
Categories: Ste Therese's House
Characters: Jack Maynard, Jo (Bettany) Maynard
School Period: Switzerland
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Angst, Domestic, Family
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1358 Read Count: 727
[Report This] Published: 05 Nov 2011 Updated: 05 Nov 2011
A Shipwreck by Ruth Rated: Mature starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary: Joey's shipwreck from Peggy re-told from the perspective of her potential illness.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Hilda Annersley, Jo (Bettany) Maynard, Nell Wilson, OC, Peggy Bettany
School Period: St Briavel's
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Alternate Universe, Drama
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3188 Read Count: 779
[Report This] Published: 31 Jan 2012 Updated: 31 Jan 2012
A cliff edge by Ruth Rated: Mature [Reviews - 6]
Summary: Joey dealing with depression and stress.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Jo (Bettany) Maynard
School Period: Switzerland
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Angst, Domestic, Family
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 695 Read Count: 905
[Report This] Published: 17 Nov 2011 Updated: 17 Nov 2011
A need for a flute by Ruth Rated: Mature [Reviews - 5]
Summary: Inspired by Two Sams. Joey fights a bit of a relapse.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Hilda Annersley, Jo (Bettany) Maynard, Matron Lloyd
School Period: Switzerland
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Alternate Universe, Angst, Family, Friendship
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2912 Read Count: 757
[Report This] Published: 30 Mar 2012 Updated: 30 Mar 2012
Nothing by Ruth Rated: Mature [Reviews - 5]
Summary: Joey fighting but not quite succeeding.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Jo (Bettany) Maynard
School Period: Switzerland
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Angst, Family
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1194 Read Count: 563
[Report This] Published: 26 May 2012 Updated: 26 May 2012
Gone by Ruth Rated: Mature [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Potentially triggering / distressing, please do not read if you are feeling fragile.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Jo (Bettany) Maynard
School Period: Future
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Angst
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1923 Read Count: 740
[Report This] Published: 11 Dec 2012 Updated: 11 Dec 2012
Thoughts by Ruth Rated: General starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Joey coping with racing thoughts
Categories: Ste Therese's House
Characters: Jack Maynard, Jo (Bettany) Maynard, Len Maynard
School Period: Future
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Domestic, Family
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1466 Read Count: 779
[Report This] Published: 06 Jan 2013 Updated: 06 Jan 2013
Danger of calm by Ruth Rated: Mature starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Jack trying to cope
Categories: Ste Therese's House, St Mildred's House
Characters: Jack Maynard, Jo (Bettany) Maynard, OC
School Period: Switzerland
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Angst, Family
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1976 Read Count: 666
[Report This] Published: 12 Jan 2013 Updated: 12 Jan 2013
A walk in the Snow by Ruth Rated: Mature starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary: Jo dealing with a depressive episode while walking Rufus. Set loosely in Armishire years. Inspired initially by the Lime Green Musing topic of snow, but ended up longer than the 500 words. Warning, could be too close to home if you have ever been severely depressed. Please only read if you feel up to it.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Jo (Bettany) Maynard
School Period: Armishire
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Angst
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1755 Read Count: 447
[Report This] Published: 23 Jan 2013 Updated: 23 Jan 2013
Just a minute by Ruth Rated: Mature starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Jack trying to relax. Panic Attack mentioned, so mature, but nothing graphic. Companion to Joey's A Cliff Edge.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Jack Maynard
School Period: Future, Switzerland
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Angst
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 527 Read Count: 342
[Report This] Published: 27 Feb 2013 Updated: 27 Feb 2013
The Power of Friendship by Ruth Rated: Mature starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Jack finally cracks under the pressure.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Jack Maynard, Jem Russell, Matron Lloyd, Minor character(s)
School Period: Future
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Angst
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1731 Read Count: 513
[Report This] Published: 04 Mar 2013 Updated: 04 Mar 2013
A Helping Hug by Ruth Rated: General starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Sometimes there isn't a way to help with words. Part of the Possible Explanation for Joey series on fighting depression.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Jo (Bettany) Maynard, OC
School Period: Future
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Alternate Universe, Friendship
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2048 Read Count: 1364
[Report This] Published: 26 Apr 2013 Updated: 26 Apr 2013
A slip, not a landslide by Ruth Rated: General starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary: Jack being knocked back briefly and not sure why. Part of the Alternative Joey series on fighting (and beating) depression.
Categories: Ste Therese's House
Characters: Jack Maynard
School Period: Future
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Alternate Universe, Angst
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1373 Read Count: 833
[Report This] Published: 08 May 2013 Updated: 08 May 2013
Aiming for the rainbow by Ruth Rated: Mature [Reviews - 4]
Summary: Joey recovering after depression, trying to find herself again. Part of the Possible Explanation for Joey series.
Categories: Ste Therese's House
Characters: Jo (Bettany) Maynard
School Period: Switzerland
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Angst
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2002 Read Count: 431
[Report This] Published: 20 Jul 2013 Updated: 20 Jul 2013
She slept by Ruth Rated: Mature starstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary: Possibly triggering to people with anxiety / depression issues, especially recurrent ones. Part of A Possible Explanation for Joey series.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Jo (Bettany) Maynard
School Period: Switzerland
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Angst
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1114 Read Count: 290
[Report This] Published: 28 Sep 2013 Updated: 28 Sep 2013
Understaffed by Ruth Rated: Mature starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 4]
Summary: Jack battling being overwhelmed. Panic attack triggers.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Jack Maynard
School Period: Switzerland
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Angst
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1352 Read Count: 259
[Report This] Published: 20 Oct 2013 Updated: 20 Oct 2013
Inside the glass by Ruth Rated: Mature starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Jack having escaped panic attacks, now battling another form of depression, perhaps typical of a strong person who has just reached their limit. Don't read if feeling bad, nothing mature really but labelled as that due to the mature nature of the rest of the series.
Categories: St Mildred's House
Characters: Jack Maynard
School Period: Switzerland
School Name: Chalet School
Genre: Angst
Series: Possible explanation for Joey
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1368 Read Count: 320
[Report This] Published: 20 Nov 2013 Updated: 20 Nov 2013