Tag Archives | health

Body dissatisfaction is an epidemic: this photo resonates with my feelings about my own post-surgery body

A post from our Community Correspondent Lorna Cosh ‘Monster’ by Jo Spence resonates with  my emotions about my body. Jo Spence was a feminist photographer who sadly died in 1992, a month before her 58th Birthday. In 1982 Jo was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her previous work– weddings, family portraits and acting portfolios – gave […]

Continue Reading 0

Do you have a right to smoke in hospital?

As of March 31 of this year, it is illegal to smoke anywhere on NHS grounds. We all know that smoking is bad for our health and most people have come to accept that it is banned in public places, but what about people who don’t get to choose where they go? People who are […]

Continue Reading 0

Rosebank Curry recipe: real comfort food

Nothing tastes as good as a home-cooked meal, made from ingredients you’ve grown and shared with people who understand you. On a rainy afternoon at Rosebank Garden in Kirkintilloch, the air was filled with the mouth-watering smell of a vegetable curry and the sound of laughter. We managed to twist a few arms to get the […]

Continue Reading 3

Globetrotters update – 200 Million Steps and Still Going Strong!

  Total Steps Walked by Inverclyde Globetrotters 203,461,126 Total Miles Walked by Inverclyde Globetrotters 85,814 Miles to Go Till We Reach our 100,000 Mile Target 14,186 Miles to Go Till We’re Home from the Moon 66,455 Number of Likes on Facebook 91 A massive “Well Done” on reaching the unbelievable milestone of walking 200 million […]

Continue Reading 0

Do you know a charity that has just moved its Head Quarters from Birmingham to Paisley to recruit more volunteers?

It is Fibromyalgia Association UK; www.fmauk.org Involving yourself and contributing to Community Groups has benefits for mental wellbeing. A condition like this gets you down sometimes; being part of an association where you get peer support or can contribute as a member or volunteer makes a difference for the good for everyone involved. Interview I […]

Continue Reading 0

Bowls for Well Being

I started bowling three years ago, lawn bowls that is, not to be confused with indoor bowls or indeed carpet bowls …who would have thought there were so many different types and I haven’t even mentioned crown bowls! When I mention I Bowl, I’m always amazed by peoples reaction. I’ve been told that it’s an […]

Continue Reading 0