Aled Treharne on July 9th, 2010

Having completely missed the start of the drama that proceeded to unfold in Northumbria due to the lack of updates from the BBC Breaking News twitter feed, Sean and I finally caught up tonight as we heard that there was a “siege” going on. Unfortunately, we’re away from home without our usual Sky TV, so […]

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Aled Treharne on April 26th, 2010

Yesterday, from a tweet by insomniacmedic, I was linked to a blog post by Buckman. He talks at length about the foolishness of some patients who refuse the care they so desperately need and the knock-on costs of the associated palliative care as they die. It’s a post and a subject that stirs deep emotions […]

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Aled Treharne on July 24th, 2009

I had to do something today that was very difficult for me. I deleted user-contributed content from a site I admin. I feel very strongly for freedom of speech. I believe everyone has the right to an opinion* and that they also have the right to voice that opinion. Free speech is what a functional […]

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Aled Treharne on June 27th, 2009

I am fairly seriously pissed off at the moment. Every organisation has its own internal politics – it’s just how life is. Some play power games, some want money, some build empires, and some just want to get on with the job. Politics in voluntary organisations can be particularly bad – it’s not that surprising […]

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Aled Treharne on May 21st, 2009

Part of being in Mountain Rescue is the commitment. The commitment to carry a pager with you and respond when you can, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, every single day of the year. Even Christmas day. Wherever I go, the pager goes. It goes on vibrate sometimes, other times it even goes […]

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Aled Treharne on April 10th, 2009

This is a quick montage of images featured on the website. I have to say that I think this is the most disgusting, embarrassing series of images I’ve seen of Cardiff. I love the city, there’s plenty to be proud of – but of a weekend night it seems to descend into hell. Where […]

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