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Community Radio – what’s it for ?

For about the last four years I have been broadcasting regularly on community radio.  A frequent question has always been ‘Is anybody listening ?’.  It’s a question many contacts ask – How many listeners do you have ?  Being on … Continue reading

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Alienation

by George and Mel O’Neil A long time ago George worked with a young man who was with foster carers.  They spoke to him about his past, when he lived at home with “Bad Jackie” (his mother).  You will not … Continue reading

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Busy, busy !

Even the dog is busy !  It’s the start of the week and more jobs lie ahead of us !  Where did the weekend go ? The hours even whizz by as we try to get on top of the … Continue reading

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Cyril the Squirrel

I’ve done four weeks ‘standing’ as a market trader in Bolsover town centre. On each Friday I have manned my market stall, offering appointments either locally nor on Skype, for either counselling or for life coaching. Over time I am … Continue reading

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Going Shopping

When I go shopping I make a list of the things I want.  I don’t list the things I want to avoid (‘don’t get that hotpot with mushrooms in !).  I know that I may need to go into different … Continue reading

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Friday 13th – First day as market traders.

First Day as traders So this is the podcast about our first day !  Main feature – it was COLD !  Lesson for next time – wear more clothes.  And make the stall more interesting. More information at: Resolutions Facebook … Continue reading

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Get a Person Centred Plan

Wellbeing.  Health and happiness.  It’s what we all wish for.  To have a life where everything is the best it can be. But the different parts of life all interact.  You want to look after your family but you don’t … Continue reading

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Feeling foolish !

Cecil in the US (presumably) sorted me out. The last time I posted on this site was in October 2015, since which time I have gotten married, had a reception (not in the same year !) and developed a career … Continue reading

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George, The Boor

I’ve been publicly ‘outed’ as an ill-mannered boor and a disgrace ! It all happened at a shopping-centre coffee shop. There we were, queueing for two coffees and debating whether I could get away with a packet of fruit and … Continue reading

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Learning Disability and Basic Independence

We came on holiday – myself, partner and her son aged 18. He has autism and is described as having a learning disability. On our first night out at the entertainment provision at our holiday village (a gated community of … Continue reading

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