Hello everyone, It's been a strange and sad old weekend, and yet somehow it feels a bit longer than that. Then again, that always seems to be the way when a massive loss happens. Most people reading this post from the UK will already know, but for any international readers among you, the sad news … Continue reading Kindness first, always.
Before you read this blog any further, there's a music video I want you to watch. https://youtu.be/DgmoYgpMNX8 This video, from 2011, was by bestselling girl group The Saturdays, for their hit single 'My Heart Takes Over', filmed out in Iceland. To most people, it just seems like a standard pop video for a slower ballad … Continue reading Being open: an evening with Frankie Bridge
So if you caught our posts last week, you'll know that Walk & Talk 4 Men, the walking group we're part of - or WAT4M as we call it for short round here - teamed up with Mind, the national mental health charity for a very special event yesterday afternoon. We descended on the beautiful … Continue reading #MindfulMonday at Hylands Park: The Lowdown
Hello one, hello all. Hope you've all had a good Sunday in this glorious September sunshine we've had today. It's been a while since we posted about our involvement with Walk & Talk 4 Men, the walking group we joined earlier this year that's helping to change the conversation around men's mental health and wellbeing … Continue reading A walking and talking update: #MindfulMonday
Some of you who read my review of the BBC's excellent A Royal Team Talk: Tackling Mental Health a couple of weeks ago will recall my mentioning about a new walking group that's just been founded in my fair home county of Essex - and which I am a member of. It's called Walk & … Continue reading Spotlight: Walk & Talk 4 Men
BBC One devoted fifty minutes of its schedule on Sunday evening after the 10 O'Clock News to a programme featuring several well known footballers talking. Nothing new there, you would think. Except this time, it was of real importance, as they opened up a conversation that has long been needed in such a primetime slot. … Continue reading Why ‘A Royal Team Talk’ is the most important TV show you’ll watch this year