Articles by Oliver Balch

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Healing of the deep: on board the ‘therapy boat’ that boosts mental health In England, an old sailboat is being used to deliver a pioneering form of therapy along the Cornish coastline Body & Mind Health Society
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Most of England is off limits to the public, this campaign aims to change that Using poetry and picnics as a form of protest, the Right to Roam campaign encourages people to reclaim what was once theirs Democracy Environment Politics
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An ode to the magic, humour and strangeness of ordinary life Inspired by her popular Twitter account, a new book by Miranda Keeling is full of observations about the quiet beauty of the everyday Arts Culture Society
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Heard the one about comedy courses for people with trauma? Standup comic Angie Belcher has developed a prescription comedy course to help people recover from trauma Arts Body & Mind Health Society Wellbeing
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‘You just need to be willing to open your home, and ride the rough with the smooth’ The number of children needing foster care has surged during Covid. One couple explain why they foster, and what it brings to their family Education Society Wellbeing
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