Monthly Archives: October 2016

A Misunderstanding in 1663

Originally posted on An' de walls came tumblin' down:
As Jonathan Sacks (who is himself quite famous) wrote in The Algemeiner, the famous English diarist, Samuel Pepys, paid his second visit to the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue in Creechurch Lane in the…

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Porajmos: The Romani Holocaust

Originally posted on Emma Rose Millar:
The Romani people have been equally romanticised as wandering free spirits and demonised as societal carbuncles who lie, cheat and steal. Their nomadic lifestyle can mean they are ethnically isolated and communally disconnected. As…

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Safe Harbour?

Originally posted on Kathy Sharp:
Looking out over the tranquil expanse of Portland Harbour on a pleasant early autumn day, it’s difficult to picture it as the busy naval port it once was. These days you’re as likely to see…

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We need to talk about Social Anxiety

Originally posted on An' de walls came tumblin' down:
A lot of things have changed since I was young. One of the things is that we talk about mental health. That is, we talk about certain types of mental illnesses…

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World Mental Health Day

http://ailsaabraham.com/2016/10/10/world-mental-health-day-2016-2

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