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Remember, Remember the 30th September

Hello everyone

Today’s post is a personal piece that I wrote as part of my coursework (which we call folio) for English National 5, which I sat last year. I’m both nervous and excited to share it, so I hope you enjoy.

Amy xxx

Imagine for a moment that you are seven. You`re too tall, and you`ve started puberty around five years too early. No one knows what`s wrong with you, and the doctors you go to see brush you off and say you`re being silly. But your mum is terrified so they send you for an MRI scan to get your case off their desks. I don`t have to imagine it; that seven-year-old was me…..”

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International Day of the Girl 2017 – Yes, it is that time of the year again!

Via –Winifredd’s Blog Justice and Peace – Issues and Actions

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International Day of the Girl 2017 – Yes, it is that time of the year again!

Via –Winifredd’s Blog Justice and Peace – Issues and Actions

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Does moving to University always have to entail a breakdown for young autistic students?

Does moving to University always have to entail a breakdown for young autistic students?

On homesickness, routines, and sinking not swimming in the first weeks of higher ed.

Content note: food, calories, disordered eating, depression

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Light at the end of the tunnel. Battling depression and making it through the other side!

This is another long post but I would be extremely grateful if you could read it and any feedback would be appreciated. It explains more about my own battle with mental health issues and provides m…

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continuing/poem

This is probably the most personal and real poem that I’ve ever written. As it says, I can’t explain this thing that I’ve had for years. It has a name but I don’t feel incli…

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Imagining a guilty plea

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecution against Sloven is scheduled for 2pm Monday at Banbury Magistrates Court. If the Trust plead guilty it will be a short hearing adjourned until a sen…

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Empathy and Everyone (Born to Love)

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Important updates share widely. 

Please read and share widely. If you arent angry upon reading this then I don’t know how bad it has to become before you become angry.  As we know the DWP and the government like to stit…

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40. Kleenex and wine

Dragging myself towards the end of 50/90: 14 days and 10 songs to go! Once upon a time, before April, I would’ve said that’s impossible, but now it’s like, sure whevs. One today, two tomorrow, 8 in…

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