Posts Tagged ‘kindness’

Thoughts About the EU Referendum Result

I’ve been thinking about a sunny day back in June 2010 when I was part of a party welcoming Andrew Lansley to my place of work. His visit to Milton Keynes PCT and then the hospital was his first official duty after becoming Health Secretary of the newly-elected Coalition government. Being a life-long leftie I […] Read more…

The EU Referendum: Views, Bias, and Kindness

Tomorrow we’ll be going to the polls to cast our vote in the European Referendum. It’s a momentous decision, with vociferous campaigning on both the ‘leave’ and ‘remain’ sides. That campaigning has been complemented by commentary and coverage in the print, broadcast, and social media. All campaigning, commentary, and coverage has been littered with spin, […] Read more…

The Week That Was: March 7, 2016

Hello! I hope you have had a good week. I’m a day late with my weekly round-up because I wanted to dedicate yesterday to this post about pregnant asylum seekers. Please do take a moment to watch the video that’s in the post, and sign the petition. Mother’s Day Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and while […] Read more…

Love Yourself First

Valentine’s Day isn’t something my other half and I celebrate – love is for the whole year, not just one overhyped, overpriced day, right? (Cynical, me?!). Valentine’s Day is, for me, about all sorts of love, not just the romantic kind. Love for your children, love your your family friends, platonic love. Love for yourself. […] Read more…

Sun, Wind, and Fire

I’ve been binge-watching Mad Men recently, having completely bypassed it when it was on TV. In one of the episodes I watched last night there was a scene where creative guru (and complicated human being) Don Draper takes Dr Faye Miller, a psychologist who has been conducting consumer research panels, to dinner. Don asks Faye […] Read more…

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