Category Archives: Guest Posts

Journeys to Yes – Libby McArthur: ‘Let’s not be dictated to by fear!’

Here’s a powerful voice – a long-term Labour supporter realises that the only way to have a fairer society is to break away from the UK.  ‘Let’s not be dictated to by fear! It’s about taking responsibility.’

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Another testimony from a stressed and depressed veterinarian

UPDATE 14 APRIL 2017: I just came across this article, which was reprinted in the November 2016 issue of Vet nuus-news: Why do so many veterinarians commit suicide? Today I received yet another eloquent comment on this blog, this time from John, an … Continue reading

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Guest post: Finding the Courage to Pursue Your Passions

Thanks to Heather Smith of Nanny.Net for this post! Throughout our lives we’re told that we need to find our passions, and then we’re told that we need to fit into a certain mold. If your passions don’t jive with … Continue reading

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Guest post: Kids ‘drugged up to keep the peace’ – teacher says Ritalin not answer to Attention Deficit

I recently Tweeted about this fascinating article, in which a psychologist argues that Ritalin and other drugs are not the answer to Attention Deficit Disorder, and that they have no long-term benefits. I subsequently received an unsolicited email from a … Continue reading

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Guest post: The Salon des Refusés is alive and well and living in Aberdeen

The Salon des Refusés is alive and well and living in Aberdeen [I am delighted that Aberdeen artist, Brian, has contributed this amusing little piece!] Greetings from the Granite City, friends! Here’s what happened when I got the old brushes … Continue reading

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