Monthly Archives: May 2013

The outdoors for beginners 29/05/13

Following the success of the Corby ramble, I felt more than equipped for my life back on the road. Ella, sporting a dicky tummy, or a ‘fire in the hole’ as I so tenderly put it, threw me out of … Continue reading

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Ripples 26/05/13

A thousand years ago, when I started this ramble, I stressed the point that love, kindness, generosity and trust were every bit as contagious as hate and prejudice. Very early on in my journey I met a man who galvanised … Continue reading

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Swivel eyed loons or, ‘Hey, I resemble that remark!’ 19/05/13

On my recent walk with a talk around the town of my birth I asked the audience to yell out disparaging words for people with a mental malady. Between us, me and a couple of plants in the crowd came … Continue reading

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28/04/13 – 11/05/13 I don’t think we’re in Kansas any more…

The first thing that struck me as I sat with a group of Corby’s artists, writers, dancers and musicians in the Core at the Corby Cube, was that this was about as far from social work as I could get. … Continue reading

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