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Jayne Olorunda – Stop, look and listen.

I used to cringe when someone asked me about my Dad. I’m not saying that losing someone in the troubles is embarrassing, but a part of me hated telling those not in the know what became of him. Why? Recently

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A Sandwich short of a picnic. – The Jayne Olorunda blog.

Like many others I have cared for someone with an illness, an illness that couldn’t be diagnosed by a blood test or a scan. Instead this illness was diagnosed through a secure psychiatric unit. The unit had no shortage of patients, clearly many others were being assessed or treated too. In fact there

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Character is Fate (Jayne Olorunda)

  For almost a fortnight we have argued, tweeted, messaged and emailed about racism. At last we acknowledge a problem, a severe problem at that, BUT we must also acknowledge that the time has come to move from talking and start doing. We need to see a racial equality strategy move to

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NI21 All that Glitters. (Jayne Olorunda)

Even as a teenager I had been interested in politics, I even studied it. Then an interest was all I had. I had my own personal battles to deal with. In those days I depended on our politicians to rectify or

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