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My dementia dream…

When I discovered people with dementia did not have a voice I had a dream When I experienced the stigma, discrimination and isolation of dementia I had a dream When I realised that most of the support available was for…

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2013… A-Z reflections of ‘Whose Shoes? goes to Australia…’

The New Year is nearly here and lots of people are posting fab end-of year round-ups. It has been a bit of a mega year here at Whose Shoes?®  Lots and lots of highlights, including the launch of the electronic … Continue reading

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The (highly symbolic!) #sparklytree…

The #whoseshoes #sparklytree has become a bit of a ritual on Twitter. For the last couple of years I have had a “daily award” and sent some of my special people a coveted advent #sparkly tree which brightens their desktop … Continue reading

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In the shoes (boots?) of Gill’s Mum’s… daughter!

Mum is going stir crazy. Or more precisely “Climbing round the picture rail” – she has a lovely turn of phrase. She lives alone and makes a religion out of going out every day, but at the moment ‘it’s snow … Continue reading

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Make the most of every moment…

Happy New Year. I wish you every Blessing and a year full of peace and personal growth. Let the road be long and winding, with enough bumps to get us to sit up and take notice of how good life…

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