Time to dispel some myths.

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This morning I listened to an excerpt from an interview with the recently deceased British comedian Bobby Ball on the radio, in which he describes how he came to adopt a Christian faith. …


Caregivers need to stop belittling their role and take pride in what they do.

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"I'm just a Caregiver at the moment but…"

I was talking to an old university friend I hadn’t seen for several years when I spoke this familiar sentence. …


Mixed Martial Arts

Slow-motion highlights reveal that not even Khabib was immune to Justin Gaethje’s infamous leg kicks.

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In the wake of Justin Gaethje's recent defeat at UFC 254 to the newly crowned pound for pound number one, and Lightweight Champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, the UFC YouTube channel released their customary episode of the “Fight Motion” video series which provides highlights of their marquee bouts through the lens of…


Humour

Hey, you! I’m a triathlete, read about how great I am!

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I’ve got to let you all know something super important at the outset:

I got up at 3:45 am this morning and swam 7 miles.

I biked to the swimming pool, taking an extra-long route (like 20 miles extra long) and I biked back home.

By 6:30 am I had…


I continually struggle with doubts about my Christian life, this is how I overcome them.

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When I was in my late teens and beginning my university studies, I had big aspirations for my life. I wanted to be a successful novelist or screenwriter on most days, on other days I wanted to be an esteemed lecturer with a ‘Ph.D’ and ‘Dr.’ attached to my name.


Coffee farmers aren’t being paid enough but we can help them.

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On the last Friday of every month, my monthly bank statement pops up in my email inbox. If you’re like me and don’t like to be reminded of all the pointless purchases you made in the previous four weeks you probably give your monthly bank statement a superficial glance —…


How you can help to end discrimination against people with Intellectual Disabilities.

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Author’s Note: I cite various British sources in this article that use the term ‘Learning Disability’ to refer to an ‘Intellectual Disability’. This is standard practice in Britain. In all such instances, the British use of the term shouldn’t be confused with the American definition of a Learning Disability —…


Even if you’re a Christian like me.

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During this current pandemic there have been a few things that have helped me keep my sanity; listening to podcasts, watching too many TV series on Netflix, and spending extra time with my family have been some of my go-to comfort blankets whilst the world has been turned upside down.


The Netflix series will help you realize you’re not alone in your struggles.

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A little while ago I wrote about my experiences of feeling like an outsider. It was a relatively easy article to write because, sadly, I’m fairly well acquainted with the nuances of feeling like you live on the fringes of society. However, it was one of those articles that was…

Antony Pinol

Twenty-nine years old. Living in Carlisle in England. Graduate in Philosophy. Caregiver. Christian. Writer. Contact: antonypinol22@gmail.com

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