Monthly Archives: November 2013

24/11/13 Mind – an open letter – or whoops, you did it again…

Dear Mind, I’m writing regarding your letter of outrage, on my behalf, to Mr Thorpe Park, regarding the misguided naming of one of their rides – ASYLUM! http://www.mind.org.uk/news-campaigns/news/thorpe-park-an-open-letter/ You told ’em, didn’t you? You reminded them that people with mental … Continue reading

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22/11/13 What’s the right age for starting to talk about this kind of malarkey?

May feels a long way off – that was when I took some folk from Corby and the environs on a little ramble around the town whilst talking about the sacred walk and all things mental healthy. I’d been delighted … Continue reading

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20/11/13 This is Walk a Mile in My Shoes – please share/ retweet/ re blog then share some more…

This is a short note I received from a man in his late ’60’s/ early ’70’s who I met on the cycle path on my way to Bangor when he pinged the bell of his bike as he came up … Continue reading

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19/11/13 Where to start…where to start?

Sometimes it feels like war – it feels like there are groups of people in power or in powerful or privileged positions who are deliberately, wilfully, getting it wrong time and again… To what end? Well, that’s anyone’s guess. I … Continue reading

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11/11/13 A stranger is a friend you haven’t met.

You can almost hear the sing-songy voice saying it, can’t you? Twee – gorge rising – patronising – arse clenchingly… Ooh, I’m having a shudder just as I think about it. How about treating someone as a friend before you … Continue reading

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08/11/13 There’s a lot of it about.

The scenery in every direction was stunning as I left Conwy. Jess had pointed me in the right direction to ensure I got the full Monty. Words and photographs really can’t do justice to this part of the world, you’re … Continue reading

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07/11/13 Parallel lives

I wandered into the beautiful village of Conwy on the north coast of Wales a couple of hours before tonight’s hosts, Jess and Emma were to return from work. Having no will of my own, I followed the guidance of … Continue reading

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