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12 Sep

2016

Brendan Gleeson and ‘Restoring Faith in Humanity’

It’s been a while since I put my head around the door of Jennifer Carpenter’s office and asked her if she would stick some of my warbling on the website.  The Hand in Hand Service Manager has a soft heart, though (which she tries to keep hidden!); and, after giving a groan and mumbling ‘Not […]

Brendan Gleeson and ‘Restoring Faith in Humanity’

13 Aug

2014

Remembering Robin…

A Very Personal Look Back at Robin Williams    What’s wrong with death, sir? What are we so mortally afraid of? Why can’t we treat death with a certain amount of humanity and dignity, and decency, and God forbid, maybe even humour. Death is not the enemy. If we are going to fight a disease, […]

Remembering Robin…

05 Aug

2014

The Road to Compliance

It came as a bit of a shock over the weekend to realise that I would be winding up (to a certain extent) in the Hand in Hand office at the end of next month. I can’t believe it’s been almost a year. I will still be helping out whenever asked of course, but on […]

The Road to Compliance

31 Jul

2014

Painter in the Grey Zone:

Talking with Jude Sibley Extraordinary, really. We go into things with such pre-conceived notions. With the best will in the world, we do that. And when those notions are met with…oh, someone you weren’t expecting, and this is coupled with their views sometimes being harsh, you find yourself stepping back and re-evaluating all that you […]

Painter in the Grey Zone:

30 Jun

2014

A Huge Success…

Hand in Hand’s 1st Annual Bubble Football and Fun Day I have no idea of how Bubble Football was dreamed up; and frankly, I don’t want to know. You see, I have my own theory: it was created after a brainstorming session by a group of drunken students at three o’clock in the morning. That […]

A Huge Success…

21 May

2014

What’s got Charley riled?

There are Frills and Fripperies…and Then There are Practicalities.   I should be getting my much-needed beauty sleep, not sitting here at four in the morning typing this; but it’s either that or put a fist through the window in sheer frustration.  That’ll teach me to read news stories before I go to bed. The […]

What’s got Charley riled?

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