BOOK REVIEW: Girl in Pieces

TW: Self-harm, Depression and Suicide  A compelling novel that focuses on suicide, self-harming, depression and so much more. Written by Kathleen Glasgow, from the perspective of a teenage girl with continuous family troubles and what her life is like as a ‘cutter’.  First published in 2016, this book has become more relevant now than ever before, as people struggle constantly with day-to-day life. Self-harm isn’t … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Girl in Pieces

So Long, Farewell, Aufweidersein, Goodbye – IndyRef2

Poll, after poll, figures continue to show that the people of Scotland are ready to leave the so-called United Kingdom. 21 polls to be exact. Love her, or hate her, Nicola Sturgeon has done the best she can in regards to COVID-19. That’s more than what the UK Government can say about Boris Johnson.  The SNP are constantly pushing for a second independence referendum, and … Continue reading So Long, Farewell, Aufweidersein, Goodbye – IndyRef2

Uber Eats Has Been Real Quiet Since This App Came Out

With very little to do during the current and previous lockdowns, many people have turned to food delivery apps for a little ‘pick me up’. But what some people don’t know, is that these giant companies take around 15-35% of the orders total.  For a small local business, this can take an unnecessary chunk away from their overall earnings, never mind how little support the … Continue reading Uber Eats Has Been Real Quiet Since This App Came Out

Coming To A Town Near You

As lockdown restrictions begin to get lifted, Paisley prepares for its much needed face lift. Shops, bars, and restaurants have been dropping like flies since last March, but a new beginning is on the horizon as a new plan for a cinema is launched.  Paisley Community Trust – a charity that is set on putting the community at the heart of regeneration – has recently … Continue reading Coming To A Town Near You

We want support, when do we want it? YESTERDAY

Children within Renfrewshire are at breaking point with the lack of support for their mental health, provided by Renfrewshire council. As if the current pandemic isn’t bad enough, Stephen McLellan, chief executive of RAMH has branded this mental health problem as “an epidemic”.  According to the Daily Record, many children, mostly those that are vulnerable have been begging the council for more mental health support. … Continue reading We want support, when do we want it? YESTERDAY