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  • Hospital with suspected Bacterial Meningitis

    Not the start to 2022 I was expecting. I had not been feeling well or on top form for a while. I thought I was just run down, a cold, and now with the new Omicron variant, I thought that I had probably caught that. I had a headache, it got worse over a couple of days. On the 6th of January, my girlfriend came home from work to find me in bed, curled up in a ball, head under the covers groaning in pain. It was nothing like anything I had experienced before. The pain was unbearable. The paramedics arrived, I was given morphine, and was rushed by ambulance to hospital with a potential diagnosis of Bacterial Meningitis.

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  • Sunlight on the Arthur Findlay College

    Chasing Rainbows – The Stolen Future of Caroline Ann Stuttle – Chapter 22

    The natural world played a large role in my life growing up. Like many people of my generation Sir David Attenborough was one of my heroes. He always spoke with such passion and sensitivity about the natural world and the animal kingdom. I was glued to the TV whenever any of his programmes were on. He taught me that life for everyone on this planet was a battle, survival of the fittest. Every living thing completes a life cycle; birth, growth, reproduction, death and feeds back into the food chain.

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  • Arthur Findlay College, Stansted Hall

    Prayers for a Divine Service

    In a Spiritualist Divine Service there are generally three prayers spoken. An Opening Prayer to set the tone and energy for the service. A Healing Prayer, to offer healing to loved ones and people in need. Each service is brought to a close with a Closing Prayer. This is to offer thanks for the service, and thanks to the congregation and the spirit world for their participation. 

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  • Caroline Ann Stuttle

    Chasing Rainbows – The Stolen Future of Caroline Ann Stuttle

    It was the end of another amazing winter season in Meribel, my third in The Three Valleys. I’d first visited in 1999; it was now April 2002. I’d been working as a chef, alongside a host, and ski guide, running a chalet for eighteen guests. It was hard work and it felt like it had been a long season. The snow had turned, making it very wet and slushy; the lower runs were…

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  • Capture Energy Clothing by Richard Stuttle

    Inspiration from Isolation

    All artists paint in an altered state, as soon as they pick up a brush they move into a different space where freedom and inspiration are intertwined. 2020 has certainly been a year that no one expected which threw up many challenges.

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