Posts Tagged ‘Social media’

Reading between the lines of the news in a digital age

The media has always been used as a mouthpiece for propaganda, and we too often are given only selected parts of a story. In the digital age, with the wide availability of so many forms of media, we are privileged to be able to easily access the wider issues – and the other side of the story. When I was growing […] Read more…

The Bloggers' Hierarchy of Needs

Lately there has been a lot of chatter amongst bloggers about different people’s motivations for blogging, and a lack of interaction on social media. Whatever your motivation for blogging – whether it is a hobby, a profession, or whether you write to prove to yourself your brain still functions, to record family life, share recipes, craft ideas, host […] Read more…

An apology from SEPT

The clinical director from SEPT called me this morning to offer an apology for the unacceptable behaviour of the psychiatrist during yesterday’s appointment . He said that bringing God and organisational politics into the conversation was completely inappropriate. He also said that her excuse for not writing me a prescription was incorrect – of course, doctors are able […] Read more…

The social media jungle drums

A conversation with a dear friend helped put a brief, proud smile on my face. She mentioned that she’d talked about Hugo with other friends – friends from other groups, and whom I’d never met. These other friends on hearing about Hugo would say things like: “Are you talking about Hugo’s mum?” or my favourite […] Read more…

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