World Mental Health Day, – 3

World Mental Health Day, 10 Octoberis recognised by the World Health Organisation, and the theme chosen for 2020 is “Mental Health for All”. During this time of global uncertainty it seems especially important to care for our own mental health, and to be aware of the mental health needs of others. Each day in the…

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World Mental Health Day, – 4

10 October is recognised by the World Health Organisation as World Mental Health Day, and the theme chosen for 2020 is “Mental Health for All”.During this time of global uncertainty it seems especially important to care for our own mental health, and to be aware of the mental health needs of others. Each day in…

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World Mental Health Day, – 5

World Mental Health Day: 10 OctoberThis day is recognised by the World Health Organisation as World Mental Health Day, and the theme chosen for 2020 is “Mental Health for All”.Each day in the week prior to 10th October I shall be posting poems and stories that explore issues around my own mental health, or that…

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Writing the Silences

Hannah Jones wants to be alone.Huddled inside the wings of a tattered shawl, she perches on a secluded bench in the market square where the wind funnels and drives the wreckage of life into uncared for corners. In bruise-purple ink she scrawls across the leaves of her journal pausing only to breathe onto white-tipped fingers.And…

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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day: 10 OctoberThis day is recognised by the World Health Organisation as World Mental Health Day, and the theme chosen for 2020 is “Mental Health for All”. During this time of global uncertainty it seems especially important to care for our own mental health, and to be aware of the mental health…

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National Poetry Day 2020

National Poetry Day is celebrated on the first Thursday of October. So, today’s the day. The idea behind National Poetry Day is to celebrate poetry and to encourage the sharing, discovery, and enjoyment of this most sublime expression of the written and spoken word. It is an initiative of the charity Forward Arts Foundation that…

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