Monthly Archives: June 2014

Blog – Chai Wallahs of India

Zach and Resham tell stories of chai wallahs from the country’s many distinct regions. Continue reading

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Yo! Sushi boss who beat depression

Kevin Friery’s insight: “I look back on myself full of admiration. I’m not sure how I did it, but I did, I climbed back out.” Continue reading

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Nigeria atheist ‘ruled mentally ill’

Kevin Friery’s insight: Atheism as a mental illmess? And how exaclty do the doctors square this with their medical ethics? Barbarians. Continue reading

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NY judge: Religious objection to vaccines doesn’t outweigh public health concerns

Kevin Friery’s insight: This is the degree of stupidity we need to protect children (and ourselves) from: ““Disease is pestilence,” said the mother, Dina Check, “and pestilence is from the devil. The devil is germs and disease, which is cancer and any of those things that can take you down. But i… Continue reading

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Why Icelanders are wary of elves living beneath the rocks

Plans to build a new road in Iceland ran into trouble recently when campaigners warned that it would disturb elves living in its path. Continue reading

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How Twitter voted #survivorprivilege off the island

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing George Will, the tribe has spoken. Kevin Friery‘s insight: Calling out #survivorprivilege  See on http://www.dailydot.com

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Gloucestershire child neglect couple not sentenced after overdosing

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing A couple who admitted neglecting their nine children have their sentencing delayed after taking an overdose. Kevin Friery‘s insight: A tragedy at every level.  See on m.bbc.co.uk

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Open prison has 90 inmates on run

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: Redefining the concept of ‘imprisonment’… See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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250 cyclists on cross-country trek for suicide awareness

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing 250 cyclists are taking on a 200km journey across the country today in aid of suicide awareness – among them is Celebrity chef Derry Clarke. Kevin Friery‘s insight: "We all experience crisis in our … Continue reading

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Woman dials 999 over ice cream row

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: "It doesn’t seem like much of an emergency but it is a little bit." See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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