The ‘Be Cervix Savvy’ road show is making its debut in Glasgow this week.
Experts and helpers from Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust are hoping to motivate women to stop putting it off and book a smear test. 180 more words
Hundreds took to the streets of Glasgow last night in protest of Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and Muslim immigration.
Two separate rallies were held, the first taking place in Buchanan Street with speakers including Suki Sangha of Scotland Against Trump. 313 more words
Larkhall cancer survivor, Mandy McAuley, and Sky Sport’s Hayley McQueen, dived in to a bath of mud on Glasgow’s busy Buchanan street in a bid to raise awareness for Cancer Research. 488 more words
Since I was kindly (insultingly?) gifted a Fitbit for Christmas I have spent the best part of 2016 chasing at least 10,000 steps a day. Generally speaking I achieve that by going for a walk or, drum roll and Olympic medal please, attempting something more sweaty like tennis or running. 425 more words
Click here to hear the poem read aloud: https://anelephantcant.files.wordpress.com/2016/08/20160820_101402.mp3I am strangely moved I watch them go My jacket streaked with hunger I am aware that time has passed We met before when I was younger The bread rolls in my pocket The scribbled note’s remains I know for sure what I have lost But not what I have gained The boy was most articulate We are a travelling school She teaches us the three subjects We have no need for rules Some things we learn for wisdom Because they’re good to know Some things are just necessity How to run and how to throw What is the point learning to cut If you do not have a knife She teaches us to make such things To live a balanced life We learn to read from all these books That someone wrote for us She teaches us to write our own That’s why we call her Taurus I now pretend indifference While taken by her charms She steps unknowing to the night The baby in her arms The boy is sore to leave me there He blinks turns quick away Her fleeting smile shines from without Perhaps we’ll meet again one day