Adding in Faith

By andy on Friday, February 2nd, 2018 in Blog.

  I walk around town And feeling dazed With talk of Stigma Some day being erased.   For I must strive And keep moving on This is Mental illness I’ve done nothing wrong.   They give me my medicine But they say there’s no cure, I sometimes wonder Should I take them anymore.   Some […]

Getting there Finally….

By andy on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 in Blog.

People tell you that the stigma of mental health is improving in Ireland. to a certain extent I agree and then there is part of me that just wants to laugh. I was your typical office worker, in a group environment where everyone heard everything. From what you were eating for lunch to who was kissing […]

My Mind Quickens

By andy on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 in Blog.

    My mind quickens, At the sight of the city, But I am a spacer, True and true. Overthinking thinks nothing goes right, Everyone asks are you ok. But that is the problem, Why don’t you pour washing up liquid down my throat? A hundred people ask are you ok? And what if I […]

Winter Wonderland

By andy on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 in Blog.

    The joys of snow spread across the fields like an arctic blanket, crystal white like an ivory cloth. I loved it when it snows as it has a real winters feeling. When the dawn breaks there is a pastel hue in the sky, streaks of pink, blue, purple in the sky like a […]

The Green Ribbon Gardening Group

By Kate Morgan on Thursday, September 7th, 2017 in Blog.

  Hello, I’m Maeve. I started as the volunteer garden facilitator in the Green Ribbon at the start of this summer, and it’s been a great experience working in the garden there with members of the Basement Resource Centre gardening group. We head over to the garden every Thursday afternoon, and spend two hours in […]

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