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Glib wellbeing

“TELL EVERYONE HOW YOU’RE FEELING USING AN EMOJI!” OR If you’re feeling overwhelmed right now, here are some excellent sources of support and advice; if you’re still not sure, please speak with your GP:https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/ No, “We’re in a pandemic dontcha know?” check-ins here: your wellbeing is as important now as it was 12-months ago, as…

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Stop nagging…

My Dad’s great: intelligent, funny, kind and thoughtful; reliable, steady and an excellent listener. Dad also takes most of what he reads with a healthy dose of cynicism. He refuses to believe everything at face value and is very careful to find secure sources. When it comes to his health, however, he can be frustratingly…

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Simplicity in complexity

Blogs are pretty self-indulgent, aren’t they? As self-indulgences go, this one takes the biscuit… Throughout my childhood, my very socialist and intellectual father had told me that bin-men (sic) saved more lives per year than doctors. Aged 15, I devoured Douglas Adams’ Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy series (books, radio plays, television series and all),…

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