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14/01/19 The Grinch who stole Christmas

I’ve been in 2 minds (not meaning to Be psychiatrically hilarious there) as to whether or not I should post this. I’ve had a few attempts at writing it – I found it kind of therapeutic and triggering in equal … Continue reading

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12/01/19 Kids today, eh? and other ill thought through theories of mental health problems in our younger folk…

Far be it it for me to assign you homework before we even get started – but please take a look at this article published in yesterday’s Guardian. ‘By mollycoddling our children, we’re fuelling mental illness in teenagers’ It’s so … Continue reading

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24/11/18 Bring me the Head of Brian Cox!

A burning! A Burning! Don’t you just love gathering your pitchforks and torches and laying siege to the castle of the evil…er…floppy haired scientist…? As I happily strolled around the kingdom of Twitter today I found all kinds of hatred … Continue reading

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22/11/18 Blind Prejudice?

The other day I experienced that visceral, gut reaction that only anger driven by prejudice can provide. Last year, Denise Coates, the founder of Bet365, paid herself £265 million… I hold my hands up – I felt rage, disgust, weirdly … Continue reading

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19/11/18 International Men’s day – on the subject of toxic masculinity

Your masculinity is toxic… Go on, try it for size… Ok, perhaps have a shot at toxic femininity. What reaction does that instil in you? The reason I’m raising this is that I’ve seen a whole bunch of punch ups … Continue reading

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17/11/18 Walk A Mile – Remember, I’m doing this so you don’t have to…

Oh my good lord! It’s November in the U.K. – well, in Wales – and look at the beauty of this particular chunk of our island! In amongst all the splendid scenery, I’m kind of feeling my way back into … Continue reading

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15/11/18 Walk a Mile returns to Porthmadog

What are you doing on Saturday 17/11/18 at 10am? Nothing, you say? If you’re in and around Porthmadog in North Wales, you can join me for the first, gentle ramble, in this the next step of Walk a Mile in … Continue reading

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