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Meet our Community Correspondents: Derek Read

What’s your name and where do you come from? I’m Derek Read and I’m originally from the Wirral, near Liverpool. I came to Glasgow nearly 30 years ago to do my social work post-grad and I’ve been here ever since. Why are you interested in mental wellbeing? I’ve had periods of mental ill health throughout […]

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Gone Girl

A review from our Community Correspondent Emily @caminosmem 5/5 General release, rating 18 I confess, I hadn’t read the book before seeing this film but having now seen it I’m glad I didn’t! The twists and turns within this film were gripping and I was excited that I didn’t know what was coming next. By […]

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machines in heaven performing

What’s music got to do with mental health? We ask @machinesheaven

Our Community Correspondent Pete goes backstage to talk music and mental health with Machines in Heaven @machinesheaven Last Thursday, the Art School played host to Glasgow bands Atom Tree and Machines in Heaven in an exciting and powerful night of electro, shoegaze, post-rock, post-electronica. Our headliners Machines in Heaven, create beautiful, otherworldly sounds with the […]

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“This tiny wee ant can lift something larger than himself for the good of his colony” Meet our resilience photo contest winners

  What is your name and where are you from? My names Denise Milligan.  I live in Glasgow Southside with my husband and two daughters. How long have you been interested in photography? I’ve been interested in photography most of my life, but only became really interested and got an SLR when I became ill […]

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“Resilience is more than an umbrella in the rain” – meet our photo competition winners

Meet John Richardson, from Eastbourne on the South Coast of England whose picture “between a rock, nothing is soft” won the best composition award in our resilience photo contest. How long have you been interested in photography? I’ve been fascinated with cameras and their capabilities since I was around 13. Why did you choose the […]

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