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C’est La Vegan: what I learned from Dave Chawner’s vegan comedy show

I wasn't intending for the first two posts after launching A Blogger’s Musings to be about the 70th Edinburgh Fringe festival this year, but there you go. It also ties in nicely with what I want to talk about today as well: life. This isn’t meant to be a clichéd ‘let’s talk about life’ kind… Continue reading C’est La Vegan: what I learned from Dave Chawner’s vegan comedy show

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Insights from Edinburgh Fringe 2017: To The Moon and Back with Gillian Cosgriff

Gillian Cosgriff is back for the 70th Edinburgh Fringe Festival! I’ll be the first to admit, I have a very particular, and sarcastic, sense of humour. I’ve been to many comedy shows, from the Edinburgh Fringe newbie to televised stand-up comedian’s shows, but not many have left me with a sore tummy from laughing so… Continue reading Insights from Edinburgh Fringe 2017: To The Moon and Back with Gillian Cosgriff

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The important message behind #1DayWithoutUs: why we're better together

If someone asked you today, 'Where are you from?', what would your answer be? There's a chance that you will have left the country you grew up in and have made yourself a new home in a different district or completely different country altogether. If you've moved to another country, is that now your home?… Continue reading The important message behind #1DayWithoutUs: why we're better together

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Exploring Chiang Mai, Part 2: Talking Buddhism, great food and life at David's Kitchen At 909

When on holiday, you want to eat like the locals, but when a restaurant is highly recommended (like voted #1 on TripAdvisor and won Thailand Tatler's Best Restaurant awards in 2015 and 2016 highly recommended), you know you've got to try it when you're there. David's Kitchen in Chiang Mai might be a bit off… Continue reading Exploring Chiang Mai, Part 2: Talking Buddhism, great food and life at David's Kitchen At 909

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My Unfiltered Life: what it's like living with depression

See Me Scotland, an alliance of five mental health organisations, has been working hard to end mental health stigma. The campaigns #MyUnfilteredLife and #PowerofOkay seeks to encourage people to speak about their experiences and show that what we see on social media isn't all fields of flowers and sparkles. It's not socially polite to talk… Continue reading My Unfiltered Life: what it's like living with depression

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Celebrating diversity in women: supporting the Underneath We Are Women campaign

Society norms have shaped our ideals of how women and men should look to be seen as 'attractive'. If we don't look like thin, shapely female celebrities (or sculpted, muscular male celebrities with ripped abs), how can we possibly hope to attract a member of the opposite sex when our physical appearance is the first… Continue reading Celebrating diversity in women: supporting the Underneath We Are Women campaign