Stuck on Amber’s blog is brilliant, every day there’s a thought provoking or motivational message which radiates positivity. The best bit? Each blog is headed up with the title of a belting song, which sets the tone – and topic – for the blog. If you like a clever play on words and have an… Continue reading One way of life
After a hectic week, I’m finally sat down with a brew and taking stock of the events of the past few days. Whilst I don’t want to get into a political/radical rant about the disgusting actions of the individuals who brought terror on Brussels this week (and quite probably Paris in November), I would like… Continue reading Brussels
I saw a post the other day asking readers to take part in a music shuffling type game, the rules were simple; press shuffle and share the first 15 songs that are played. I liked the concept, so much so I came up with a crafty idea of tying it in with my “Music of… Continue reading Music of the week: Indie.
6 weeks ago, my place of work selected 100 people to take part in a challenge, which involved a commitment to 12 weeks, exercising a minimum of twice a week for a total of 60 minutes, wearing a MyZone belt. Guess what, I was selected. I’m just over a month into my MyZone challenge and… Continue reading The magical power of a MyZone belt.
Working in Blackpool with young people around the issues of drugs and alcohol is a challenge to say the least, but it’s a challenge I relish daily. The most common characters I encounter are young men who use cannabis daily. Below are 3 points I often discuss with young people around Cannabis, a drug often… Continue reading 3 points about Cannabis you may or may not know.
My music choice of the week is: Northern Soul. I love music and I especially love Northern Soul; the music, the dancing, the clothes and the characters. I’ve compiled a bit of a playlist below of the Northern Soul records which are getting extra air time on my Spotify this week, with additional hints of… Continue reading Music of the week: Northern Soul.
My name is Nathan. As a 28 year-old man-boy, I’m beginning to experience the enjoyment – and pressures – of adulthood. I spend my time between working with young people in Blackpool around the hot and increasingly complex topics of drugs and alcohol, as well as at a youth club on a local estate, looking… Continue reading The balance of life