In the Line of Duty: Building a Memorial to the Unsung Canine Heroes of WW1

Published by Positively Scottish. They are the forgotten heroes of the Great War, thousands of dedicated individuals who more than played their part on the front line. But now a crowdfunding campaign is under way to provide a permanent memorial to the Airedale Terriers near the Scottish base where their training began, at East Haven in […]

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‘moon child’ Blogmas: A Charitable Christmas

So, today is the 21st of December and we’re now on to day 2 of ‘moon child’ Blogmas! With only four sleeps left until Christmas Day, I thought I’d create a post dedicated to giving back to those less fortunate at Christmas time. Here is the ‘moon child’ top 5 simple and relatively cheap ways […]

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Interview: Jennifer Mcgregor on Crohn’s Disease and Adaptive Clothing

Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to interview 22-year-old Jennifer Mcgregor, an inspirational student who is carrying on the legacy of her late brother Duncan by building an adaptive fashion line for those with medical conditions which affect how they are able to wear clothing. Jennifer, originally from Clydebank, was […]

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Refugees Welcome: The People Have Spoken

Published by CultNoise Magazine. Today, David Cameron finally bowed to the overwhelming public outcry, and immense national and international pressure urging Britain to do more to help in the Syrian refugee crisis. Following the shocking image that went viral this week of three-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi who drowned and was washed up on a beach in […]

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10 Reasons to Love Mhairi Black

Whether you are Scottish or not and whether you agree with Mhairi Black’s views or not, it is undeniable that her conviction, intelligence, passion, determination, empathy and genuine concern for the general public – especially those living in poverty – is admirable, inspiring and compelling.

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Charitable Things to Do That Won’t Cost You a Penny

Read my new CultNoise magazine article on charitable things to do that are absolutely free: The UK is an extremely charitable country and I think it is instilled in us all from a young age to help others less fortunate and to spare what you can if it can benefit someone else. As a child, […]

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Adopt a Polar Bear!

Today, I received my polar bear adoption pack from WWF! They’re such a great charity who do amazing work around the world to protect endangered animals. To adopt an animal is only £3 a month and it all makes a difference. I’m looking into what else I can do to support and what kind of […]

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