The Peer Pressure Challenge

Me and my husband decided, rather than bend over to the new societal craze of pouring ice (or sometimes not even icy) water over oneself to raise 'awareness' for ALS, we would commit to donating to two charities each month: the NSPCC and MIND. Two charities that are close to both of our hearts. Not… Continue reading The Peer Pressure Challenge

“Genie, you’re free..”

“Suicide is for cowards” “I have no respect for anyone who takes their own life” Sitting at work after the news of Robin Williams death, these were not the reactions I expected. Amongst the pain stricken declarations of sorrow at this shocking and devastating news, were dabbles or idiotic naivety. “How could someone take their… Continue reading “Genie, you’re free..”

Conflict in Gaza

Death has plagued newspaper spreads on an unprecedented scale in the last few weeks; and this doesn’t look set to change as war erupts in the Palestinian and densely populated state of Gaza. While the world watches the unravelling accusations surrounding the fallen MH17 plane, 87 people were “massacred” in Gaza by Israeli forces on… Continue reading Conflict in Gaza