Tag Archives: mind

12/04/16 A hanging! A hanging! Oh goody, a hanging! 

This week, Stephen Fry has been called out as an all round bad guy when he, according to the Guardian, exclaimed the following when talking about the self pity he believes that motivates individual requests for trigger warnings… “It’s a … Continue reading

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20/10/14 Lord Freud – What am I worth?

According to the Oxford dictionary, ‘worth’ – as a noun can be defined as ‘The level at which someone or something deserves to be valued or rated’ Or, as an adjective as ‘Sufficiently good, important, or interesting to be treated … Continue reading

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12/06/14 Mental health isn’t a political issue…or is it?

There I was on the side of the A499 when I got a phone call from the local MP, Hywel Williams. A while back, in another life, he’d been the first approved (mental health) social worker in the area. For … Continue reading

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24/11/13 Mind – an open letter – or whoops, you did it again…

Dear Mind, I’m writing regarding your letter of outrage, on my behalf, to Mr Thorpe Park, regarding the misguided naming of one of their rides – ASYLUM! http://www.mind.org.uk/news-campaigns/news/thorpe-park-an-open-letter/ You told ’em, didn’t you? You reminded them that people with mental … Continue reading

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15/10/13 On the road again

‘Distant’ is the word that described me well over the past few days. Probably for the first time I was anxious about throwing myself to the vagaries of the good people of the UK. And what a strange place to … Continue reading

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27/09/13 £25 thousand

When I was little – you know, that generic age you remember when you were all wide eyed and everything was exciting – I remember doing a number of things that would fall under the heading of ‘naughty’. In my … Continue reading

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Walk a mile up to date links 19/01/15

Facebook http://www.facebook.com/groups/walkamileinmyshoes/ Twitter @walkamileuk WordPress http://www.walkamileinmyshoesuk.wordpress.com Website http://Www.walkamileuk.org Newspapers http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/scottishnews/4630132/We-join-brave-dad-on-Scots-leg-of-his-mental-illness-walk.html http://www.ross-shirejournal.co.uk/News/8000-mile-trek-clears-Chris-mind-6954985.htm http://m.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/top-stories/support-for-fight-to-save-safe-haven-in-corby-1-5844176 Magazine Charity http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/walkamileuk Film/ sound/ radio recordings Scottish BAFTA award winning documentary maker is producing film about the walk – take a look at the youtube link to see … Continue reading

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