Monthly Archives: January 2014

22/01/14 Pay it Forward

Janice arranged for me to meet a young guy, in his 20’s. Let’s call him Peter. At first glance he’s tall, quiet and unassuming….after several glances he’s tall, quiet…. As we sat with our cups of tea, his story slowly … Continue reading

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19/01/14 A week in the life of…

Janice, the manager of Safe Haven, met me at her door of her home in Corby, with a warm smile and friendly chat as I crashed into her world with Hubert, my trailer and Darth II, my rucksack bouncing off … Continue reading

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An interview at 3.15 on Corby Radio

Hi folks, an edited interview with Stewart McNeill from Corby Radio, me and Janice – the manager of Safe Haven, will be aired today on 96.3 fm in the Corby area – in other areas you can listen live in … Continue reading

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16/01/14 The old home town looks the same…

Ok, I didn’t step down from the train – but I’m back in Corby – a new (ish) town in Northamptonshire that holds, give or take, 60 thousand folk. I LOVE CORBY. If there was a T-shirt, I’d be wearing … Continue reading

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15/01/14 Who you gonna call? SAFE HAVEN!!!

When you’re feelin’ sad in your neighbourhood, Who you gonna call? SAFE HAVEN! When you’re feeling bad inside your head, Who you gonna call? SAFE HAVEN!! Yeah, ok, I’m not a lyricist – I’m sure somebody out there is – … Continue reading

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13/01/14 In the beginning…

Having crushed the opposition in the local pub quiz at the Red Lion in Ilmington with Derek, followed by a medicinal nightcap of sloe gin, I awoke refreshed to take on the world… …is the way I’d like things to … Continue reading

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12/01/14 Safe Haven, or Walk a Mile takes a detour.

Sometime last year I was contacted by Janice Davis, the manager of ‘Safe Haven’ in my hometown of Corby, to ask if I’d be willing to be the figurehead for their mental health service. For my sins, apart from imagining … Continue reading

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