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ONE LOVE MANCHESTER

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If you are not watching this then make sure you take a look on-line when you are free.  What a concert, there are no words to describe how good this is, you can feel the atmosphere and the love that is in Manchester tonight.  The amount of stars that gave up their time to come here for this are amazing, then you also have the tributes from many other stars that wanted to say a few words.

Britain is recovering from last night in London so this really came at a good time as many people needed reminding not to fear or hide away, we will not be beaten.  My heart goes out to the many that have died in the three terror attacks here, many others are still in hospital.  Our thoughts are with the many families that are suffering from these cruel, cowardly attacks.

#OneLoveManchester

 

I AM GETTING ALL OVER THE WORLD!

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AWARENESS WEEK 8TH – 14TH MAY 2017

MENTAL HEALTH    MIND AWARENESS WEEK

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We hear so much now about mental health stats and how more money is needed to fight this rising problem, which is affecting people from any class at any age.  I still think that to get rid of the stigma then the name has to change, MIND AWARENESS is the way forward I think, what do you think?

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They say that one in four will experience some sort of symptom and as this umbrella covers such a huge amount you can see why the number is high.  In an ideal world each person should be assessed by a professional and not just given medication by a GP, I feel tablets are given out to easily and counselling too soon or too late as that can have a detrimental affect on the person at the wrong time making them worse.  I have experienced this so know this to be true.

Do we use the word depression to easily?  Children getting depressed because of their SATS tests at primary school or are they just a little bit worried/scared about doing a test as I am sure we all were if doing a test in class at that age.  Are we just telling them far too much about testing, should it not go on their performance during the year and how they have progressed?

Money is the root of the problem there is just not enough for the NHS to keep up to all new and changing standards, it is obvious that much more money is needed as there are thousands more people now, we are living longer with far less deaths at any age.

I definitely thing that you should prove that you are a resident here with a NI number to receive care or you have to pay for it.

I do not know the answers but it is a growing problem like so many things in the UK.

Stay healthy and happy everybody.

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BOOK SALE AT THE WORKS

6 BOOKS FOR £10 PICK UP IN SHOP OR DELIVERY

https://www.theworks.co.uk/c/multibuys/6-for-10/fiction-books?pageSize=200&page=1&orderBy=7

What a selection with over 300 books to choose from, they really do some good deals at The Works now and with so much choice, I like their craft section in fact I really like the shop and can never leave without buying something.  I also like that they deliver but also you or your ‘shopper’ can pick up from the shop all with no charge.

 

You can now call me Crafty Karen!  Not sure if any of it will be any good but I am giving it a go. 

SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM LINKS WHERE YOU CAN FIND ME!

Authors and bloggers social media platforms.

There are so many media platforms for authors and bloggers now that it makes it harder to decide which ones to connect to.  If you can link them altogether so you only have to make one post that will automatically go to all sites then that is the best plan.

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JUST SHARING OR PLAGIARISM?

Picture used as example from Facebook today by Cathy Jackson.

I can honestly say that I was shocked to my core last night, making me so upset and contemplating removing myself from all social media as I just cannot deal with this amount of unnecessary distress.

I will share with you the comment that was posted on my wall for everyone to read!  It is still there with all the comments, I was going to remove it but my daughter said any publicity is good publicity when you have done nothing wrong.  She was also the first person to see it on my wall so very upsetting for her also, I was then contacted by many friends showing their support.

As you can imagine if something like that was posted on your wall you would be upset.  I had no idea what so ever what she was talking about so asked her.  It was a picture with a written quote on it and no name that was in one of my picture folders on Facebook, I had to search through to find it.  I had obviously shared it when it came up on my wall from somebody else, I cannot remember who or when and looked through my page on Facebook but could not find it.  I deleted it from my picture folder immediately and responded back to her.

My points in all this today as have a clearer and less upset head are:

You should not write this on someone’s wall.

You should not immediately accuse someone until you know the facts.

If you do not want something shared then DO NOT put it on Facebook.

So we now have the issue of, should we share these appealing quotes and pictures when seen on social media?  This is just a few on Pinterest.

We all know there are millions of them on the web, many with no name so what do we do, ignore and delete them?  Share them and just hope for the best?

If someone shared a quote and pretty picture I had made up I would feel so proud that it was liked enough to share with their friends.

This is obviously a mine field and I am very sure that most people would not act like this person did to me.  Can you imagine the awful consequences that could occur if myself or anybody was at a very low point in their life at that moment, a comment like that could send them over the edge, it sickens me that people still only think about themselves and no thought or empathy with anybody else.

At the end of the day it was just a picture of a bird with a written sentence on it that she had put on Facebook.

All very unnecessary. 

BANK NOTES BY CAROLINE GIAMMANCO-BOOK REVIEW

The true story of the Boonie Hat Bandit

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Caroline sent me this book to review and I am afraid to say it got a bit lost in my to-be read list but all is well as I have now finished it.  I was not expecting a true story so that got my interest straight away as there is nothing like the truth about things.

I think it would appeal to Americans or people interested in the judicial hearings as there is a lot of information packed into this story.  It makes you realise what it is like there and how hard it is for people in jail.  The red tape surrounds just about everything making things so hard.

Sometimes people do things for all the wrong reasons but cannot see that at the time and that is what this story is about.  Bank robberies that were committed by one sole man so he could pay his debts and keep the roof over his kids heads.  He pays dearly for this and in fact is still paying as he is still incarcerated.  The thing that keeps him going is the teacher he met and fell in love with and this proved to be a love that would stand the test of time and go on forever as Caroline Giammanco writes this story and tells you all.