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Los Zocos Club Resort, Costa Teguise, Lanzarote

I stayed here from 23rd to 30th March 2017.

Transfer took about half an hour and as I was one of the first people off the bus check in didn’t take too long, although those at the back of the queue might think otherwise. 1,485 more words

Canary Islands

I Sing Alone

Glennon Doyle Melton has this beautiful analogy comparing the mentally ill/addicts to canaries.  She explains it much more eloquently than I can, but the short version is as follows: Long ago, canaries were taken into mines because of their sensitivities to toxins in the air.   649 more words

Recovery

The Canny and the Dead Canary

We live in perilous times. Those sworn to protect us, betray us. Those set apart to foment dissent are too frightened to stand against the tide for fear of drowning; and so all the rest of us are  579 more words

Carceral Nation

Disabled people are terrified of another Tory govt. Here's why. #GE17

The plight of disabled people under a Tory government seems to be receiving little attention from the media in this election battle. The public needs to be aware what they will be condemning people with mental or physical health problems to if they vote Tory in the General Election. 529 more words

Mrs. Beeton will not be moved

I believe it may have been me who planted the seed of an idea of moving Mrs. Beeton into Dad’s birdcage upon his passing. I have seen The Mom try and heft her usual cage up and down stairs and it’s enough to make even the calmest of people a nervous wreck. 501 more words

Moving Home