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About forshaw59

Writing blogs to express my opinion, provoke debate and thought in a non confrontational way.

Love Our NHS

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Love Our NHS

The National Health Service for me is the difference between having my Mother for 42 wonderful years, or growing up without her love, guidance and overwhelming kindness. It is also the difference between actually having a life and not making … Continue reading

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January

I used to hate January. What’s the point of it, I would ask myself, or anyone who would listen (if they weren’t already asking themselves that same question). Of course, if it’s your birth month I presume you never posed … Continue reading

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The Casting Couch – An Unpalatable Truth

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The Casting Couch – An Unpalatable Truth

 So here we are again. Another monster disguising as a human being. Decades after this heinous character used his position of power in Hollywood, the obligatory can of worms has been opened and a maelstrom of unpleasant anecdotes are bombarding … Continue reading

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Voting With My Feet

One of the most unexpected things I have done this year (and possibly in my life) was to campaign for the Labour Party and my local MP,  when a General Election was announced in the Spring. Many questioned the wisdom … Continue reading

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Help Others And You Help Yourself

There are so many benefits to doing voluntary work, both personally, ethically and professionally. My own experience of volunteering began modestly, helping out with fund-raising events at my children’s primary school. The pleasure of organising school discos and preparing the … Continue reading

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