Tag Archive: Causes

Jun 08 2014

The Sisters of Bon Secours and the 800 children of Tuam

I wrote about the Tuam Mother and Baby Home.

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Apr 14 2014

Foundation Beyond Belief’s First National Conference Needs You

To show up! 

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Jan 12 2014

Let’s go for a Walk – ASTI, Nepal and Fundraising for Acid Victims

Okay, so I am tempted enough to make it official. Yes, I will be taking up ASTI on their plans and particularly for UK members tempted into coming along and fundraising, this is what you need. This is their itinerary, we have to hit £3400.

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Dec 13 2013

Fast for Philippines? More like a Diet!

Oh you can’t fool me! I am onto you and your nefarious schemes! Lose weight and help the Philippines! Admit it! On a serious note? If you want to help Andy Pakula’s fundraiser for the Philippines? The link is here!

Dec 03 2013

Scarlett Letter

If you haven’t done so already and wish to do so, FTB is helping push A Scarlet Letter’s indiegogo page. They need to hit the magic $13,000 mark for the project to go ahead so if you got the cash to spare and think the project’s worth it and like their Indiegogo page then give …

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Nov 25 2013

Vitriol – The Treatment of Acid Burns and ASTI

I owe the Acid Survivor’s Trust International (ASTI) an apology. You see, I didn’t think my article through. I made the same mistake as the people who tried to bully Melody and utilised ASTI’s name and works to argue against the bullying. They deserve better than that.

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Oct 07 2013

Age of Kali – Our Own Enemy

In India there is a problem that often goes unreported. Mainly because people don’t realise it’s a crime. Human Traffic worldwide is irrevocably associated with the sex trade, but the fact remains that the main target of the traffic industry is to supply cheap labour.

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Jul 10 2013

r/Atheism and the MSF fundraiser

As you know, r/atheism have a yearly fundraiser for Medicin Sans Frontier and this year is no different. While perusing that thread the following came to my attention.

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Jun 12 2013

It’s not all Doom and Gloom

I have been really depressed over the past few days due to my parents threatening me with “ostracisation” if I don’t leave Tiga, and two things got me out. The support of Tiga for me and realising that people are amazing and that I should spend just as much time with amazing people and with …

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Mar 24 2013

Suicide is Painless

One of the biggest influences in the kind of doctor I wanted to be wasn’t my parents but a TV show. I know it sounds cliche but everything I learnt about being there for your patients I learnt from MASH. Suicide in the UK has become the biggest killer of young men aged 30 to …

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