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A life On Hold….

A Life On Hold… I am awake early. As I pad to the kitchen for coffee the bright morning sun and the sound of an aircraft lifting out of Bristol Airport makes me think of sandy beaches and faraway places. We are now well into the holiday season. Today we are once again talking to […]

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Welcome to the dark side….

‘It’s beautiful,’ says Milan, ‘the countryside here is beautiful.’ And I have to agree. Even though the clouds are low and the weather will worsen no-one can miss the splendour of the landscape as we approach the ‘city in the countryside.’ Salisbury is a magnificent city but as is so often the case, one with […]

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Obama where are you….

We notice increased WKS activity on social media from our friends in the USA. I am old enough to remember when President John F Kennedy was elected President of the USA. It wasn’t just that he was a young man amongst a crowd of old world leaders – he was 43 – it was that […]

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Help I need somebody…

HELP I need somebody… When Milan and I were supporting people in a care setting, we knew there was a problem that we couldn’t easily resolve. Not with the people we supported, they were great, but with those who should have known better and with those who knew nothing about the illness. The problem was […]

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The Long and Winding Road….

The ‘Spread The Word’ campaign is underway. Our most difficult task will be to influence those whose profession is to help people. We live in a time when we are made aware daily that money and resources are finite. Here in Weston super Mare the closure of the local Accident & Emergency Unit at night […]

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Another Brick in the Wall….

  On Wednesday 12th July we launched our ‘Spread The Word’ campaign to a small group of friends, well-wishers and professionals in Weston super Mare. Our message – that abuse of alcohol and a poor diet can lead to permanent brain damage – will now start to be passed by word of mouth and it […]

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One small step for two men….

  We live in a world of super-fammunications. A message sent from a single person standing alone in a desert can circumnavigate the globe and quickly reach millions. On Wednesday 12th July 2017 we were not alone. We stood in front of a small group of people and we sent our message the old fashioned […]

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One small step for man….

  For over ten years we have supported people who have had their lives changed by an illness known as Wernicke’s Korsakoff’s syndrome. We can only make a guess at the worry and heartache and grief it has brought to their families. We have despaired at the poor decisions that have been made by people […]

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ARBD Awareness go public with their campaign to promote alcohol awareness with this story in The Weston Mercury

http://www.thewestonmercury.co.uk/news/arbd-awareness-group-launches-in-weston-super-mare-1-5102060

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ARBD Awareness Presentation Meeting – ‘ Spread The Word ‘

PRESS RELEASE   Two former care home managers have launched an awareness campaign to warn that alcohol abuse and a poor diet can lead to permanent brain damage. ARBD Awareness (Alcohol Related Brain Damage) set out their aims on Wednesday 12th July, at an inaugural meeting attended by the Mayor of Weston super Mare, Councillor […]

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