Monthly Archives: February 2015

24/02/15 Walkamile Rebooted Update…

This summer….Boom! In a town near you…Boom! Look, this really isn’t going to work unless you do the voice…you know, the THIS SUMMER…voice… That’s better… Right, you’ll remember, earlier this year I threw out the idea, to you walkamilers, of … Continue reading

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17/02/15 A day in the life of a mental health campaigner.

Woke up. Raged against the machine. Repeat. Found some more stuff to rage against. Told my friends – real, virtual and otherwise. Went to bed, sound in the knowledge that… That what? That I saved the world? That I took … Continue reading

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16/02/15 Daylight Rubbery! Or, what happens when you use Hollywood technology in the education of mental health nurses.

Yes, you’re right, this is my longest blog heading EVER.   As many of you will know, Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen has started using silicon masks as a simulation aid in their teaching of mental health nurses   We were told … Continue reading

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14/02/15 How should we talk about mental health?

Let me count the ways… The other day, I stumbled across a piece linked to Ted Talks with the same title as this blog. My first reaction? Agitation. Who are they to say…? Bloody patronising… Where are the voices of … Continue reading

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2/2/15 Where do you want walkamile to go?

This may come as a massive shock, but I’m going to let you into a secret, walk a mile in my shoes wasn’t terribly well planned. The idea was fed by a number of things. I’d used the excellent group … Continue reading

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