There I was, just last week, on an epic cycle over the Bealach Ratagan to Corran (south of Kyle of Lochalsh & opposite Skye). Rolling into picturesque Glenelg I laughed aloud at a sign celebrating earth’s Glenelg being twinned […]
‘Self-harm’ is described, by some as, “when somebody intentionally damages or injures their body, a way of coping with or expressing overwhelming emotional distress.” (NHS Choices). Such vents can include cutting, excess drinking, doing drugs, smoking, and fighting in attempts to try and cope with inner pain. People of all ages have moments and periods […]
Alas, rain clouds are circling, but it’s been an interesting summer of cloud formations.
In the Bible, a ‘cloud without rain’ denotes someone who doesn’t keep their promise, coined in a country where rain is scarce! Fortunately, here in Scotland, we saw more sunshine than rain this past […]
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My heart breaks for the people of Afghanistan & Haiti as they wrestle with the raw reality of severe injury, injustice, and incomprehension. Babies and children crushed under collapsing walls and stampeding people, take human sorrow to unimaginable depths of darkness.
‘Resilience’ is a quality and value especially esteemed in our local schools. In the face of continuing frustration, difficulty, distraction and danger for many, the ability to persevere and ‘carry on regardless’ is much needed. Thomas Edison, before getting his celebrated electric light to work, had a […]