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Next Ragged University Event:

27th July Edinburgh: Come along to Cabaret Voltaire (36-38 Blair St, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR), doors open at 6.30pm and the talks start from 7pm. Come along for a bite of food, a chance to socialize and the 'The D-word; opening up conversations about death and dying' by Danuta Orlowska.... Click Here for more information

Edinburgh events are at Cabaret Voltaire, doors open at 6.30pm, talk starts at 7pm...

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Binaries, Young Carers and The Barriers to Accessing Higher Education

“I would like to send a message to staff, teachers and tutors – all young adult carers need help. Some staff need to respect the fact that when we leave college or school at the end of the day, we don’t go home and go out with friends, we go home and take care of someone until they are in bed. It’s a hard job but it’s the best job ever.” Leanne: Voices of young adult carers

The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, England and Wales starts its 2013 report ‘Access and Inclusion: Young Adult Carers and Education and Training‘ with the above quote. The mind is a funny thing, and we associate it with so much ‘intelligence’, but as I get older and come across more and more clumsy systems for appraising and valuing (or not valuing in many cases), I equate the word intelligence increasingly with listening. Read more

Loving Yourself Inside & Out! by Faith Canter

If you’re tired of judging yourself, putting yourself down, dishonouring your body, disrespecting your history and disliking who you are and the life you lead, then you are in the right place!

Through my work with my clients, I have found that behind many health conditions is a lack of self-love. And when we address this lack and embrace the beauty of who we truly are we go through some truly profound healing, both mentally and physically. I have seen energy and vitality substantially increase, relationships improve, pain slip away, disease in the body leave, passion and purpose shine through, finances flourish and not only how we feel about our bodies dramatically improve but even changes in the way our body looks and feels follow suit, just from addressing our love of our self. Read more