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About michelleclarke2015

Life event that changes all: Horse riding accident in Zimbabwe in 1993, a fractured skull et al including bipolar anxiety, chronic fatigue …. co-morbidities (Nietzche 'He who has the reason why can deal with any how' details my health history from 1993 to date). 17th 2017 August operation for breast cancer (no indications just an appointment came from BreastCheck through the Post). Trinity College Dublin Business Economics and Social Studies (but no degree) 1997-2003; UCD 1997/1998 night classes) essays, projects, writings. Trinity Horizon Programme 1997/98 (Centre for Women Studies Trinity College Dublin/St. Patrick's Foundation (Professor McKeon) EU Horizon funded: research study of 15 women (I was one of this group and it became the cornerstone of my journey to now 2017) over 9 mth period diagnosed with depression and their reintegration into society, with special emphasis on work, arts, further education; Notes from time at Trinity Horizon Project 1997/98; Articles written for Irishhealth.com 2003/2004; St Patricks Foundation monthly lecture notes for a specific period in time; Selection of Poetry including poems written by people I know; Quotations 1998-2017; other writings mainly with theme of social justice under the heading Citizen Journalism Ireland. Letters written to friends about life in Zimbabwe; Family history including Michael Comyn KC, my grandfather, my grandmother's family, the O'Donnellan ffrench Blake-Forsters; Moral wrong: An acrimonious divorce but the real injustice was the Catholic Church granting an annulment – you can read it and make your own judgment, I have mine. Topics I have written about include annual Brain Awareness week, Mashonaland Irish Associataion in Zimbabwe, Suicide (a life sentence to those left behind); Nostalgia: Tara Hill, Co. Meath.

Suicide

Every year more than 800 000 people take their own life and there are many more people who attempt suicide. Source: Suicide

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Rose… a gift of a rose plant, a little care and another rose came into bloom, and there is another. Sadness yet fond memories and the significance of the name Rose, especially two people named Rose, in my life.

Facebook. I can’t really understand it. A picture appeared “asking me to be a friend” of a very dear friend of mine named Rose. Much illness and an “outside the box” kind of life, I have lost track of good … Continue reading

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Your Bullsh*t-Free Guide to Self-Assessment Taxes in Ireland

Source: Your Bullsh*t-Free Guide to Self-Assessment Taxes in Ireland

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Traumatic Brain Injury, Bipolar. Yes I tick the boxes. This article may be of interest. 2017 after multimorbidities it was breast cancer so I decided to write a book, details below. It may help others. Aphantasia and spatial control caught my attention and this article below by John Hricak ticks many boxes for me also.

========================= Fortune Favours the Brave by Michelle Marcella Clarke TBI is known as the “silent epidemic” …. it is a life lived in a kind of secrecy and fear with many anxieties too from agoraphobia to social anxiety to obsessive … Continue reading

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War futile war. Middle East. Exodus in shame from Afghanistan. This letter to Dick Cheney by a dying man is worth reading now. The letter was written in 2004.

Amy Lee on Evanescence Early Days and Everything Hard Rock | The RS Interview × Tomas Young, Dying Iraq War Veteran, Writes Last Letter to Bush and Cheney ‘My day of reckoning is upon me. Yours will come,’ he warns … Continue reading

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US: “When the US become Irrelevant”. Johan Galtung 2010 and his conversation about Afghanistan. There are 1.65 billion Muslims in the world….

Johan Galtung Founder of Peace Studies…..Withdrawal likely hoping the Afghan 2 divisions will take over responsibility. There are 1.65 bn Muslims; their God is Islam. 2010: NGO Mediator http://bit.ly/9v81BW Revenge for Oil Treaty of 1945 & Saudi Arabia needs consideration

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How Will the CIA Replace This Revenue Source?

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Why are COVID-19 vaccine booster shots controversial? – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Some health experts say that instead of third COVID-19 shots in wealthy countries like the United States, governments should prioritize global distribution of vaccines. At the same time, many say boosters will be necessary as protection from the first shots … Continue reading

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Opinion: In an era of climate change and COVID, Hiroshima reminds us of another existential threat. – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

In 2021, the solemn August 6th and 9th anniversaries of the US atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki are set against a concerning backdrop. Global vaccine distribution for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is deeply unequal, even as the delta … Continue reading

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Counting the dead at Hiroshima and Nagasaki – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

How many people really died because of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings? It’s complicated. There are at least two credible answers. Source: Counting the dead at Hiroshima and Nagasaki – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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