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Origins The Gin Festival

  The OriGINs” Festival was a lively, happy and definitely a night to remember…I think!!?! I have to just point out that I didn’t go as a get2gether staff member and so I was allowed to let my hair down, but I wanted to blog about the experience because I got such good customer service…
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April 25, 2019 0

“Ask Mystic Mairi”

We received a question from a member, asking… “My friend always texts, like 100 times a day, what do you think, Mystic Mairi? What can I do about it?” We asked Mystic Mairi and she told us: “Well, usually when someone texts quiet a lot they are pretty lonely and they are looking for some…
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March 1, 2019 0
Mystic Mairi

Mystic Mairi shares her experience with online dating

  In her early 20s Mairi was on a look out for a date. She decided to try her luck online. Without going into too many details, she would like you to know that she found herself in the situations, she would not want others to find themselves in. Mairi: “Like I say in the…
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February 24, 2019 0
Partners In Policy

Karen’s Adventures as a self advocate

  Recently Karen enrolled on ‘Partners in Policy Making’ which is an internationally recognised leadership course for both disabled advocates and parents or guardians of children with disabilities.  Over the next few months she will be blogging about the course and her experiences on it.  Here is episode number 1: I enrolled on the course…
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January 17, 2019 0
Dom and Andy

Dom and Andrew – They’re Taking a Walk on the Wild Side!

  Over the last couple of weeks Andrew and I have been taking a walk on Edinburgh’s wild side scouting out the hippest night time haunts in town. First, we went to an intimate and experimental gig at the Whitespace Gallery where three bands, Bell Lungs, Le Ton Mite and Sonotanotanpenz played. Next, we went…
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December 11, 2018 0

Introducing ‘Mystic Mairi’

‘Mystic Mairi’ will be a familiar face to people who have been at our Big Nights Out recently (ATIK/Brunton etc.) Mairi is a get2gether member who reads palms. She also has a page in our new look newsletter and members can ask her questions each month. Here Mairi talks a little about who she is…
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November 29, 2018 0

let’s find your strengths-become an ambassador.

As you may know, we are looking for our next ambassador to join our team.  As someone who has done this role for four years, I thought it would be good to give you some tips and insights into what it’s like to have this exciting role. As an ambassador, you will be part of…
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November 15, 2018 0

Ambassador Katrina shares her experiences

Katrina’s Blog – Katrina tells us more about what it’s like to be a get2gether Ambassador Katrina, how are you getting on with your job? Great! I love it! I have done lots of events so far, such as going to North Berwick for drinks, I have been to different things that are on in…
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August 2, 2018 0

Volunteering at the Edinburgh Film Festival

Karen’s Blog – Karen tells us about her experience volunteering for the Edinburgh International Film Festival. I’ve just completed volunteering with the Filmhouse at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018. This was my first year as a volunteer. However, I had gone along as part of get2gether when we had our cinema events there, as…
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June 30, 2018 0

New Ambassador Katrina

Katrina’s blog – get2gether’s new Ambassador has a chat with  East and Midlothian events co-ordinator about her new job. Katrina, welcome! How would you describe yourself? I am friendly, very chatty and enjoy meeting new people. I have a lot of interests and like to chat about all sorts of different things. I really like…
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March 26, 2018 0