Author Archives: furtheron

About furtheron

Music and guitar obsessive who is a recovering alcoholic to boot

Remembering

On my walk to the station three or four days a week I walk down what is locally known as the church path. The final bit of which runs alongside the graveyard and, not surprisingly, the church. Tucked under a … Continue reading

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Presentations and Closures

It appears that the service I’ve had my placement at so far for my counselling course is a victim of the austerity clamour that the financial crisis somehow has imposed on local government.  I’ll not get into the nonsense of … Continue reading

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Wealth – where is it?

Oxfam produce some interesting stats in their work.  Particularly about distribution of wealth. It wasn’t too long ago I read them saying that 50% of the world’s wealth was owned by just enough people to fit on a London double … Continue reading

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Conference – inspiring and deflating

I went to a conference on Saturday.  It was the Bridging the gap student event put on by the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy). So it was both really inspiring and deflating.  Not in equal measure I feel. … Continue reading

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Women in addiction

I read this story on the BBC website – a good news story about a house set up in Amy Winehouse’s memory by her family to help women in early stages of recovery. I’m pleased that there is more focus … Continue reading

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It was 25 years ago today

Sadly the additional syllable due to the five means it doesn’t scan into the opening line of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.  Referencing that song on 14th February has some irony … Anyway… 25 years ago today (Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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Boiler fixing hero

I hope I’m not jinxing this but the boiler was fixed yesterday.  A quick recap… 17th Jan – it started pouring water out of the overflow pipe every time we used it.  There was an attempt to fix it.  Failed. … Continue reading

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