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Our 5th Birthday

16th of March 2021… This date feels significant for several reasons. It was exactly this date a year ago that we had our last “normal” day. We knew something was coming, we figured that we would have to close down for a couple of weeks, stay indoors and let this threat pass. Little did we…
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The Dreaded ‘M’ Word

TALKING ABOUT THE WEATHER If anyone has ever seen “My Fair Lady” or read Pygmalion, they will know that in teaching Eliza Doolittle how to behave appropriately in polite society, she is told that the safe topics of conversation are the weather and everybody’s health. Even if you haven’t, that’s got to sound familiar to…
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What Are You On?

At some point in time, we all have to take medication from the Doctor to make us feel better. We explain our symptoms and medical professionals make the best choice as to what drugs would help to cure or manage our illness. Some drugs, or groups of drugs are well known…. Pain killers, antibiotics and…
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Social Self-harm?

Reading the news this week you could be forgiven thinking that self-harm is a 21st Century phenomena, often associated with young people and fashionably claimed by “celebs”. The truth is it has always been with us and probably always will be. When I “came out” and disclosed my history of cutting (partly because it was hard…
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Awareness is good, action is better.

I was a smoker for about 15 years. I finally stopped for the umpteenth and FINAL time 3 weeks ago. For 15 years I was very aware that it was not good for me, I was reminded all the time by non-smoking (or worse reformed ex-smoking) family and friends, every cigarette packet I picked up…oh…
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Why the Hummingbird?

Anyone who knows me will know that I love to talk to people about who we are and what we do at the Hummingbird Project. First and foremost, it is because I’m proud of the change that we inspire in others and passionate about spreading the word, because we keep getting told that we have…
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