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The Look of Love

The Look of Love

21/04/21

If I were to ask you to paint/draw a picture of ‘love’, I wonder what it would look like? Hearts and flowers? A mother with her new-born baby? A young couple staring adoringly into each other’s eyes? The truth is that we have an image... Read more...

Laughter is the best medicine

Laughter is the best medicine

19/03/21

Today is Comic Relief Day 2021, or as it has been nicknamed, Red Nose Day. It began in 1985 when two comedians, Lenny Henry and Richard Curtis decided to use the gift of comedy and fun to tackle poverty and injustice, and in particular, the Ethiopian... Read more...

The Window and The Mirror

The Window and The Mirror

26/02/21

Throughout lockdown, many of us have been unable to see our loved ones, and others have been able to see them, but only through a window, as with care homes.Seeing others is a strange phenomenon. Many of us look but do not really see, whilst others of... Read more...

Finding Joy

Finding Joy

22/01/21

Saying Happy New Year to people seems quite ironic. Firstly, we are barely seeing anyone to say it to, and secondly, it feels far from happy. We are in the middle of a global pandemic with all the worries, fears and consequences that brings: grief, illness... Read more...

Caring at Christmas

Caring at Christmas

13/01/21

CARING AT CHRISTMAS!2020 has been a tremendously tough year for many people in many ways, but particularly for the elderly. Many people living in care homes have not only lost many dear friends and some have been ill themselves, but they have really... Read more...

T'was the Fright Before Christmas

T'was the Fright Before Christmas

18/12/20

T’was the fright before Christmas, and all through the nationPeople were worried about their vacation.The year of great loss, we want it to end,To see all our family, loved ones and friends.But infections still rising and death rates are high;Brexit... Read more...