WAD service – Belfast

I’ve been planning a short service for use in St George’s Parish Church on Friday 30 November 2012 the eve of World AIDS Day in conjunction with The HIV Support Centre The service will begin promptly at eight o’clock in the evening. The aim is to remember those who have gone before, those living now, and those still to come who live with or are affected by HIV. Continue reading WAD service – Belfast

Levi Strauss & Co. & the Levi Strauss Foundation: Pioneers in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS for 30 years

Thirty years ago, leaders and employees at Levi Strauss & Co., facing the loss of colleagues and friends, came together to support each other and raise awareness about HIV and AIDS. We were one of the first companies to do so. A few years later, in 1987, our employees joined others in remembering our affected colleagues by creating an AIDS Memorial Quilt panel. It was a small step in the wake of tremendous loss, but it symbolized our commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS. Now, after three decades of leading the business response to HIV/AIDS, Levi Strauss & Co. is proud to … Continue reading Levi Strauss & Co. & the Levi Strauss Foundation: Pioneers in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS for 30 years

from a secret edge to a memorial for living…

I have quite a lot of reading to do for the study that I have begun. For those that don’t know, I’ve started a Law course with The Open University. Today, I submitted the second assignment, but I am digressing… However, A Secret Edge is not part of the required reading for my law course, it is a short novel written by Robin Reardon. At only 19 chapters and 258 pages for me it was easy to read in a morning, well an evening in bed and a morning after finishing the assignment. I’m not going to spoil the story so to … Continue reading from a secret edge to a memorial for living…