Monthly Archives: January 2016
To say the least, 2016 has seen a bit of a rough start. Between Storm Frank and the worst floods in over 30 years, our small villages in Aberdeenshire have all been seriously affected. Road closures, sink holes, houses and schools damaged; the dramatic water levels have brought pain, fear and tears to a large number of families across our community.
Seeing the waters literally cover your village is an unbelievable sight. Our car parks and play areas disappeared for a few hours... read more
Intro – Up in the Air:
I’m on a plane, returning from visiting a fabulous project just outside London. The trip was made possible by a Go For It Research Grant, and phenomenally cheap Ryan Air flights. During this excursion, I’ve been able to consider important questions such as: how do you sleep whilst sitting upright without cracking your head on the seat in front, or dribbling on a stranger’s shoulder? Fortunately, I have been considering more useful questions too... read more