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Ripples 26/05/13

A thousand years ago, when I started this ramble, I stressed the point that love, kindness, generosity and trust were every bit as contagious as hate and prejudice. Very early on in my journey I met a man who galvanised … Continue reading

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17/02/13 Ok, it’s a fair cop…

There’s a thing with your mental health malady – at the very least it’s a pain in the arse. I’d had a lovely couple of weeks walking – meeting all kinds of interesting folk, enjoying the almost eerie peace of … Continue reading

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10-12/10/12 None taken

In a recent study (one that I’m only a little frustrated I can’t find again) it was found that 2 in 3 people feel acutely uncomfortable at the idea of talking about mental health. Let’s go back in time – … 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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10/08/12 Goodbye to the Highlands.

10/08/12 Goodbye to the Highlands. Now this feels a little weird – all the walking I’ve done for quite some time has been in the stunning beauty of the Scottish Highlands, with all that entails… The splendid isolation… The not … Continue reading

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19/04/12 Trust

Take a look at this…. Does it breed trust for folk on benefits? For your average citizen in the street? For your average politician? Contrary to what is written in the Telegraph, disability living allowance is a benefit for people … Continue reading

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Who cares for the carers?

So, here I am, sitting next to the A whatever just outside Guardbridge. The world is good and I feel pretty well cared for. Lou – who took me in a few nights ago – has been busy rounding up … Continue reading

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