While I may not usually critique Trump, Johnson and their like very acerbically, that’s not because I particularly approve of their policies. It’s because I get the feeling there are more constructive ways to go about pushing for change.
When it comes to charity, we’re in a very dangerous place if we give more attention to the big names than we do the people they’re trying to serve.
Ah, Reddit. To some, it’s the most colourful part of cyberspace, where all opinions are equally welcomed and discussion thrives; to others, an online cesspit where anyone who doesn’t share the hive mentality is shunned and ‘downvoted’ beyond oblivion. It’s either internet heaven or internet hell, depending on whom you talk to. Ever since I […]
Those of you who have been following my blog for a while: first of all, thank you! Second, I’m sure you’ll be wondering where I’ve been these last two months and perhaps eager to hear an explanation for my absence. If I’m honest, it wasn’t my original plan to take a break from blogging here. […]
In which I discuss my feelings about leaving the Scargill Community after 11 months living and serving there… TFTD – August 2017 (TFTD = Tales from the Dales, in case you’ve not been keeping up!)
Mental illness is something that at the end of the day brings us to harm, so seeing it almost being idealised in society makes me feel uncomfortable. It’s important that people realise it is not something to be desired.
Around two weeks ago, I received an email that changed my life for the foreseeable future. I had spent almost a decade building a life and security within a community that looked out for me and always showed an interest in what I was doing and where I was at in life. I had virtually […]