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Stuart Smith
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An Activist living in North Berwick, East Lothian
An Activist living in North Berwick, East Lothian

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Fairer Trade and FairTrade, these are not the same things and probably mean different things to people involved in dealing with trade agreements. It might be that neither of them come into play. It depends on what values you are working from and bring to…

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Some views on migration from me. The United Nations Refugee Agency has found that 90 per cent of those who crossed into Europe by sea last year came from the world’s top-10 refugee producing nations. So why are refugees paying money to die? The answer…

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If you’re on a clinical trial to reverse your diabetes how easy is the diet aspect? Bear in mind I’m on 800 calories per day – 2 soups, 2 shakes – not very easy. I find it difficult to do the amount of walking I used to. I’ve had to drop my morning walks…

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Can you really reverse type 2 diabetes?

Can type 2 diabetes be reversed? That’s what I’m trying to find out – the hard way! Since being diagnosed in August I’ve been trying to watch my diet. My GP wrote to me a few months ago offering me the chance to participate in a trial (Diabetes Remission…

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At the Highland Games back in August the people doing the First Aid offered “health checks” to the volunteer helpers. I took up the offer. They said there was nothing wrong with my lungs or heart however, they strongly recommended I saw a GP as quickly as…

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I haven’t written about this event before but this year I feel obliged to do so, get a couple of things of my chest as it were. About 8 years ago I agreed to become Secretary to North Berwick Highland Games Assoc. Along with that came a commitment to run…

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Mastercard apparently want to replsce their “SecureCode” with the use of “selfies” to authenticate online purchases. At the recent Douwnload Festival people who attended had their faces scanned and compared with a database of known criminals by the…

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The Scottish Liberal Democrats have switched their web-site to join that of the Federal Lib Dems using the Nation Builder web software. They have created several petitions in the last few months but, I have refused to sign any of them. The reason for this…

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A very clear set of answers describing TTIP

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Petitions by Scot Lib Dems
The Scottish Liberal Democrats have switched their web-site to join that of the Federal Lib Dems using the Nation Builder web software. They have created several petitions in the last few months but, I have refused to sign any of them. The reason for this i...
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