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Tiny Tickers

 

21 days. That’s all it takes. In fact some research indicates that it could be as early as 16 days. but, for arguments sake let’s go with 21 days. At 21 days a human embryo’s heart contracts for the first time. The embryo becomes a foetus.

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Local Charities Day and New Year Resolutions

This is a post I should have published on 16th December 2016 as that was Local Charities Day, however the best of intentions always seem to end up getting slightly skewed and so here I am posting it two weeks later.  However, I am still posting it, it is still relevant, and with the New Year upon us it is perhaps even more relevant that I get it ‘out there’.

With all apologies for the tardiness set to one side, I would like to take the opportunity to tell you all about a local charity that I think is fabulous and to give you a few reasons for choosing to donate your time and/or money to Local Charities as well as, or instead of, the large nationals.

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Time to Talk

I saw a tweet from @TimetoChange about #TimetoTalkDay.

I mulled it over.

I wondered if I would have anything to contribute to the conversation.  What words could I contribute to the issue of Mental Health?  I wasn’t sure that there was much I could say and I was afraid that I would be stood like a lemon listening to a conversation, desperately trying to say something worthwhile, but experiencing that awful, slow realisation that I had nothing in common with the other participants.

Nothing to contribute to the conversation.
No voice.
No value.

It really annoyed me this thought that I wouldn’t be able to contribute.  That I had no voice.  That I was worthless.

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