Tag Archives: suicide

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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11/4/14 The 300

Imagine, it’s the 8th of March, 2014… Over the next 3 weeks the hopes and dreams of 300 folk, 300 lives that once shone brightly with passion and wonder, wide eyed, loving and laughing, gradually begin to fade and die. … Continue reading

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25/2/14 Another Country

Water, water everywhere… The other week I was watching question time on the BBC, enjoying the spectacle of the locals of Scunthorpe ripping into the panel, the media and the government. Why? What was their beef? They’d identified, quite rightly, … Continue reading

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07/07/13 Just another walk a mile kind of a day

We arrived in sun drenched Grange yesterday evening – immediately being whisked away by the folk at the B&B to go and see lovely outdoor production of Alice in Wonderland, featuring Lucia, the daughter of the household. Do you know … Continue reading

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04/02/13 Quite Interesting

A short time ago a good friend of mine drew my attention to a Quite Interesting fact in the book of the same name. The fact related to the Falklands war. During the conflict 255 servicemen lost their lives. Since … Continue reading

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03/02/13 Dumfries

They call them ear worms – those tunes that play over and over in your mind – unwelcomed – and, in this case, unexpected. Every time I thought of my destination – Dumfries – the theme tune to Mumfie the … Continue reading

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27/08/12 So you want to walk a mile in my shoes? Just follow the psychopath…er cycle path

The Sustrans route 75 cycle path is a delight that takes the traveller from Paisley, a built up and, until the 70’s, industrial town close to Glasgow, nearly all the way to Wemyss (pronounced Weems) Bay, a small settlement on … Continue reading

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