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Stirling Castle

Ever since I’ve moved to Scotland (autumn of 2013) I’ve wanted to go to Stirling. More precisely, I wanted to go to Stirling and from there on travel to the nearby town of Doune, and visit the castle, which is most famous for being pretty much every castle in Monty Python’s the Holy Grail. 435 more words


Five Tennis Errors to Avoid: Braveheart Presents A Cautionary Tale

To the outside observer, tennis can be a beautiful game. But for all of its graceful appearances, that’s not what tennis is. Tennis is a fist fight with racquets. 1,131 more words

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A Big Day for Somerset’s Learning Disability Partnership Board

An open invitation to help shape Somerset’s services for people with Learning Disabilities is being offered this month.

The Somerset County Council-supported Learning Disabilities Partnership Board (LDPB) is holding an event on Monday 19 January at The Canalside conference centre, near Bridgwater. 325 more words

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Scotland, days 4-5

It is one thing to study “why we believe Christianity is real” as part of an academic class; it is an entirely different thing to study it when you are fairly certain someone will ask you that question—genuinely—in just a few days. 815 more words

Braveheart Vs. The Hunger Games (Spoiler Alert)

I know how crazy people get. They start throwing around the word, “troll.” Let me preface this post by saying, it’s an opinion piece written for entertainment purposes, and I also wrote it because I genuinely believe… 978 more words


Social Care stepping up to meet winter pressures

Somerset County Council’s Adult Social Care teams are stepping up to help address the pressures facing health services across the County.

Extra social workers have been placed in hospitals since November and are working seven days a week alongside health colleagues and families to discharge patients. 255 more words

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For the love of Tartan

I am such a fan of the Tartan print and have been for a while. It must come from my Scottish ancestors (William Wallace). Did you know there is actually a ‘ 263 more words