Monthly Archives: March 2016

Walking – Second Stick by Jeremy Simpson

My head is down, The pavement’s dull, But I will stand and fight. My head is down, But I push on, Won’t wallow in my plight. My head is down, But I’ll get there, Coz I will see the light. … Continue reading

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The Randall’s Revisited – Meryl Williams

Episode 1 –Rain stops play “I’m bored,” announced Royston, gazing out of the window at the rain soaked streets of Glethamgetty City Centre. “It’s an anti-climax,” said Cassie his beautiful wife, curled up on the sofa with a copy of … Continue reading

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Parity of Esteem

This is what treatment for a broken leg would be like if physical health services were the same as mental health services. Imagine that you trip and hurt your leg. You go to your GP because it seems quite bad, … Continue reading

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A Charter for all – Meryl Williams

The well loved, noble, good Queen Vic Reigned long years upon the English throne But here is Wales I’ve hoiked my pick Hewn coal, breathed iron and then traipsed home. My fellow men we gather here We sing a song … Continue reading

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Meryl Williams – Aunt Meryl’s Autobiography

I’m a complex yet homespun girl Not a bit the social whirl I love best a cup of tea Good humour and good company. If your problems you relate You may find I can equate But if solutions you reject … Continue reading

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Come As You Are Blog

Recently Your Voice was asked to feature a  piece from the Come As You Are Blog, an anonymous blog with underlying themes of mental health. Created by the young for the young, Come As You Are Blog is a safe … Continue reading

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New Chair at Bath Mind

Hello – I’m Kate McDonnell and I’m the new chair of Bath Mind. I want to start by paying a tribute to my predecessor, Richard Ellis. He has been a trustee and chair of Bath Mind for many years, contributing … Continue reading

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