Category Archives: walking

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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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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17/05/17 I love Tories!!!

Who the…? How the…? What the…? You know, you can be quite eloquent when you put your mind to it… No, I haven’t changed. I’m still the same old left of left leaning idealist who thinks that people are fabulous.  … Continue reading

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19/04/17 A Guest Blog by Fresh Souls Cartoons. Warning: Contains passion and sweary words.

Prince Harry, of AirWolf fame, had a long interview in some newspaper about various things including the price of cheese and basically threw a hand grenade into the “online mental health community” which constitutes of people like me, trolls and … Continue reading

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18/04/17 It’s good to talk…or…let’s not throw the baby out with the bath water…

Just recently I read a well thought out piece, ‘Suicide is Outside Me’ where the author, Dariusz Galasinski, speaks out against the current ‘It’s good to Talk’ rhetoric put forward by well meaning charities (including ours! Gulp! More in that … 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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20/01/17 #MadLivesMatter The 4 A’s 

Awareness Action Accountability  Atttudes The world of the mental health campaigner can be challenging, confusing and riddled with pitfalls. I think, for too long, I’ve been sharing up to date articles and reports to all in sundry with the mistaken … Continue reading

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