Category Archives: kindness

13/09/18 Man Up Snowflake!!

#OneEmptySeat Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50 in the U.K. Suicides in all young people aged between 10 and 19 have doubled in London since 2013. That increase has been 25% across the rest of the country. … Continue reading

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#42Days A #HungerStrike in protest against #UniversalCredit #SevereDisabilityPremium

One of the great claims of the supporters of Universal Credit at it was rolled out around the country, was that it would target those in greatest need… Well…NewsFlash…it has…but it may not come as a great surprise to you, … Continue reading

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#42Days A #HungerStrike in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 42

This is it folks…this is the big one…the last day of the hunger strike. You know all the whys and wherefores behind it – and together we’ve made a bit of a noise – and I can’t thank you enough … Continue reading

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#42Days A #HungerStrke in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 37. I’m not afraid to say it, I’m a bit fucked.

This isn’t, nor has it ever been, about me. All I’ve ever wanted to do with this hunger strike is make a noise – to raise awareness of the terrible plight of our fellow citizens who find themselves plummeting into … Continue reading

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#42Days A #HungerStrke in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 28. Where is the Love?

“Don’t judge a man (person) until you’ve walked two moons in his (their) moccasins” Hmmm…this is a tricky one. We know that folk who’ve been slapped in the face with unemployment, often with the added assaults of physical and/ or … Continue reading

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23/11/17 The Budget #42Days A #HungerStrke in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 23 Are you Taking the Piss?

Well, that was the Autumn budget – after teasing us with a variety of potential changes to Universal Credit, the chancellor, Philip Hammond finally settled on making the 42 day wait for Universal Credit into a 35 day wait for … Continue reading

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19/11/17 I need your help. Yes YOU!

The ‘All in the Mind’ awards If you’ve felt touched or supported by any of the following, please nominate me for this award. The coastal walk; the #LetsWalkAMile events around Scotland; any of our training sessions; personal support/ advice; practical … Continue reading

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