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Running Away

The old cogs have been turning in my brain after the news story over the last few days regarding Ashya King and his parents decision to leave the hospital with their son and travel abroad. 801 more words


Where are we going?

I’ve not posted for a few weeks as I’ve been busy decorating my living room.   My head has been full of colours, what goes with this, or that rather than food. 267 more words

London Life

Losing Hope in the Mental Health Care System

Yesterday, I had an appointment with my therapist who informed me that my university has cut back the budget for student mental health treatment which has resulted in cuts in the number of mental health therapy visits students are covered for. 601 more words

Manatee County Animal Services offers ‘Labor of Love’ Labor Day weekend special

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Aug. 29, 2014) – Manatee County Animal Services will reduce adoption fees for dogs to $15 and fees for cats to $10 as part of a “Labor of Love” Labor Day weekend adoption special beginning today. 132 more words


Need help? Ask Aunt Bertha! Erine Gray helps people in need find social services in their area

Most of us will, at some point, face a life crisis — divorce, job loss, illness, eviction. In the United States, 95% of social safety nets are provided by charity organizations and NGOs, so finding help in a crisis situation can be confusing and distressing. 2,902 more words

TED Fellows

Notes on a Scandal

Should we protect vulnerable children in care? This, essentially, was the question being posed by Michael Gove on Friday 13th September 2013,

To intervene or not to intervene? 1,359 more words


Help Develop a Literacy Program for Urban At-Risk Children

Pajama Program provides books and PJs to orphaned/abandoned/homeless kids. They want our assistance to develop a Reading Development program which will scale across the US. 213 more words