Category Archives: Newsworthy

Link: Dog Apologises To Baby

Can’t deny it, this is cute. Pretty good problem solving skills showing there, too. If a bit of a tendency towards overkill… Watch This Dog’s Adorable Apology After He Steals A Baby Girl’s Toy – The Meta Picture. In other … finish reading “Link: Dog Apologises To Baby”

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Rufus Robot!

Today, I shall be pimping my friends, Holly and Larry.  Or more specifically, their new project / website / business / educational game app: Rufus Robot. (Not, as my Mum thought I said, “Ruthless Robot”.  That would be a different … finish reading “Rufus Robot!”

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Welcome to the jungle family!

So, what with not having posted properly for ages again, I haven’t mentioned that there are two new additions to the family!  One actual brand new person, and one fuzzy feline dictator. First of all (not chronologically, but never mind … finish reading “Welcome to the jungle family!”

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On: Manic Depression « squeegee182

An excellent post on what not to say to people with manic depression / bipolar: On: Manic Depression « squeegee182. I think I can count myself pretty lucky that it’s been a long time since I’ve had any of these … finish reading “On: Manic Depression « squeegee182”

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Bipolar Awareness Day 2012

Bipolar UK is the new name for what used to be called MDF: The Manic Depression Fellowship. I think the new version is more succinct, don’t you?  They’re launching a campaign which will hopefully become an annual event: A public … finish reading “Bipolar Awareness Day 2012”

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Time to Talk

I’ve made a pledge on the Time to Change website: “I pledge to help end mental health prejudice.  I will talk about my own experiences with bipolar disorder and anxiety to help break down stigma.” The project is not only … finish reading “Time to Talk”

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One Month Before Heartbreak

Unfortunately I haven’t been able to wrangle my brain to write a proper post of my own on this subject, but I urge everyone to go and read through the posts and links at One Month Before Heartbreak. Just to … finish reading “One Month Before Heartbreak”

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Two things

Two things I’ve come across on the wide old interwebs have positively warmed my heart recently: Man builds cat-sized village for homeless cats.  There’s a bloke who went from not really being a cat person, to clearly understanding who’s really … finish reading “Two things”

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NaBlo-ing again

I’ve decided to sign up for July’s NaBloPoMo again, because why not?  I won’t do the alphabet thingy again, even though it really helped me going, because I’ll have the Tour de Fleece to post about for a good part … finish reading “NaBlo-ing again”

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X is for X Marks the Spot

I can’t remember if I blogged about this already, but there’s a Pirate Day as part of Old Town Carnival Week at the beginning of August, where they’re trying to get as many people dressed as pirates gathered together as … finish reading “X is for X Marks the Spot”

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14: A recommendation

While I’m eating my dinner, can I just point you in the direction of an excellent post that Cia made about ‘normality’.  I’ve been asked a question about this by Ptyx, and I’ll give a bit of my own take … finish reading “14: A recommendation”

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6: Very Excited!!

I’m trying to contain myself from jumping up and down and running around the room in excitement. (Well, alright, maybe there was a little jumping up and down)  I’ve just had an email newsletter from Concorde2 in Brighton, and Skunk … finish reading “6: Very Excited!!”

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4: Shoutouts

Just a quick one this half-hour to say hi to some people doing the ‘thon – you should go and visit: darlas_mom at tales from a twentysomething artist Renee Rigdon at Renee Rigdon is Genre Impaired Cia at crazed and … finish reading “4: Shoutouts”

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Fibrey goodness

Recently, I’ve been spinning as much as knitting. Jo has lent me her spare spinning wheel which is an Ashford Kiwi and I’ve been having lots of fun with it. I still need lots of practice, and so far I’m … finish reading “Fibrey goodness”

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Pink for October

In case it’s not obvious, I’ve decided to go Pink for October. Ta-daaa! Well, pink and pinky-purple. And blue. I didn’t have time to do a full redesign. Maybe next month – I’ve been meaning to change this one anyway.

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