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#42Days A #HungerStrke in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 4

Hi folks – instead of the usual blog today, I’m attaching my Video Blog for your perusal. Comments welcome in the usual way.  Walk a Mile Chris Advertisements

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09/09/17 Schrodinger’s Blood Pressure. 

I’ve been on a medication, quetiapine, an antipsychotic for about 9 years. It’s a magic complex of chemicals that serve to quieten my errant mind. It works to some extent, especially in that it increases my chances of a good … Continue reading

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22/03/17 From Blog to Vlog

Yes, I know it’s been a while – I’ve been going through a period of er…quiet reflection. As you may, or may not, know – Walk a Mile in My Shoes is going through a period of change – of … Continue reading

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17/01/17 #MadLivesMatter

Join us over the next few months as we talk about how  #MadLivesMatter You’ll hear why we think the wholesale slaughter of people with mental health problems in the UK is way past being unacceptable.  #MadLivesMatter That over 6 thousand … Continue reading

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10/10/16 We’re a SCIO!!!!

Sorry, you’re a WHAT now? SCIO – isn’t that a yogurt?  We’re a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation – take a look at what that is here I think I liked the yogurt better… After months of hard work, we’re now registered … Continue reading

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11/09/16 Prejudice

  prejudice ˈprɛdʒʊdɪs/ noun 1.  preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience. “English prejudice against foreigners” synonyms: preconceived idea, preconception, preconceived notion; prejudgement “male prejudices about women” Well that appears to be an entirely unpleasant thing, … Continue reading

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21/08/16 Walk a Mile in My Shoes – it starts with YOU

Talking to Alison Meiklejohn, a non-executive member of the Lothian NHS Board at the letswalkamile event at the Royal Edinburgh (psychiatric) Hospital’s Fete at the weekend, I realised that even with all my experience in all things mental, I’m still … Continue reading

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