Video of the Week: BBC One – Panorama | Fighting for my Child |

This documentary showcases the stories of three families, who care for their children. There are just over a million children with some form of disability in the UK. (DWP Family Resources Survey, 2016/17). Philippa Meredith is a carer to her son Logan, and she lives with her husband and 3 older children. Logan has Cerebral…

Carers week 2018

Originally posted on A Caring Mind:
Hello everyone welcome to your new blog for Matthew McKenzie a carer from South London. Now as of this blog it is carers week 2018. Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families…

Carers Thames Walk | Saturday 6th May 2017 | Carers Lewisham |

Carers Thames Walk is back this year! As supporters of Carers Lewisham, who support 6,000 carers around the borough. We would highly appreciate it, if you could participate in the walk and raise funds and awareness for them. For Adult Walkers :  Pre-registered online before 1st May: £12.00 Register on the day: £15:00. Includes goody bag and…

This Morning | The Children of Alcoholics by Joanna Abeyie |

According to The National Association for Children of Alcoholics there are 2.6 million children who live with an alcoholic parent. “You are not alone. Many families keep alcohol problems a secret, so sometimes it can feel like you are the only one. 1 in 5 children in the UK live with a parent who drinks…

Men’s Mental Health- Part 3 | Adam Deacon | BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire Documentary on Bipolar Disorder | Lifelong Struggle |

              Bafta award winning actor, Adam Deacon who has been in movies like; Kidulthood, Anuvahood, Adulthood, Shank and Montana – discussed his experiences with Bipolar, in the BBC’s ‘Victoria Derbyshire’ programme. The documentary included commentary from Actor, Writer and Comedian; Stephen Fry (who also has Bipolar), Psychologist Carol Chapman,…

Collecting Ideas

Originally posted on YCR York UK:
Young Carers Revolution members new and old gathered at Orillo Studios in York to set about the Summer of Creativity project. Their task – to develop an idea that had come from a YCR session last year – to create an authentic ‘Draw my Life’style piece to be used…

Henley Festival 2016

Originally posted on Instrumental Scribble:
It’s July, it’s England and the festival season has started so of course it’s raining. But in usual British fashion we don’t let that stop us, particularly when there’s a festival. A glimpse into the glitz and glam Henley Festival is an annual five-day event that is like no other.…

Buckwheat banana pancakes

Originally posted on Cook. Eat. Glow.:
I created this little recipe back in 2008 when, to my absolute joy, one of the healthy online shops began selling buckwheat flour. Naturally, I ordered some on the spot and got cooking. This has always been one of my ultimate comfort food breakfasts and I hope you like…