Easter 2016

The year is slowly moving through the seasons, it’s nearly Easter and time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising 1916. What are you planning on doing? I’m sure there will be events all around the country allowing everyone to get involved no matter where we live.

We’ve had some wonderful weather Continue reading Easter 2016

Christmas is not easy for everyone

Christmas can be a tough time of year for some people. Not everyone has happy Christmas memories and it is a time of year when there may be an enforced jollity which can be very uncomfortable. For others it can be a time when traumatic memories rise up, even if the trauma is not related to Christmas.

For many people it can be as simple as the change of routine Continue reading Christmas is not easy for everyone

Vermont – A journey to remember

I arrived back from Vermont a week ago yesterday so it is not surprising that the memories are fresh, however I don’t think that they will ever fade. I was only there for a week, so much happened, so much was experienced that it feels as though I was there longer. Continue reading Vermont – A journey to remember

Day 3 refugee camp, France

Guest Post from Colette NĂ­ Eachtarn (a friend who doesn’t have a blog… yet. Her words need to be heard)

Day 3 on the ground in ‘The Jungle‘, Calais, France.

An emotional day today for the whole team. From the minute we stepped into the camp it seems.

Again the medical team were out in force – their team split into two parts a group out and about and the rest based in the three caravans kindly donated to us for the few days. One we’ve stocked completely with medical supplies, the other two as exam rooms – Continue reading Day 3 refugee camp, France