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Brigid P. Gallagher

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Stirling, The United Kingdom



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Brigid was a natural medicines therapist for 20 years, and facilitated many classes in Scotland, for community projects, self help groups, and the Open Studies and Summer Schools of Stirling University from 1993 to 1999.
After returning to the home of her ancestors in Donegal, Ireland, she succumbed to a mystery illness, which was eventually diagnosed as fibromyalgia.
Brigid retrained in Organic Horticulture and taught this subject in schools until 2016.
Creative writing has played a key role in her healing, and she has contributed articles for Sixty and Me, Two Drops of Ink, The Mighty and WomELLE magazine.
Her passion for natural medicines, organic gardening and travel continues...

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Brigid P. Gallagher I find writing incredibly therapeutic. It helps me to express my creativity and it also becomes an addiction!
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Brigid  P. Gallagher is a  retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of mindfulness and healing f...

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Former President of Ireland, and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997 to 2002, Mary Robinson is now a UN Special Envoy on climate change.
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Ziauddin Yousafzai writes of his life as a poor boy growing up in the mountains of Pakistan, marrying his wife Toor Pekai, and raising three children - Malala, Khushal and Atal, while promoting equality and respect for women.
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"In the Galway Silence" accompanied me on holiday. Although I had not read any of the earlier "Jack Taylor" books, it did not affect my enjoyment of #14 in this series.
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