Skydiving for Beginners

Jo McFarlane’s book launch takes place

28 April 2014

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Skydiving for Beginners 

A journey of recovery and hope

 

 

 

 

 

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The launch of Jo McFarlane’s book, SkyDiving for Beginners: a journey of recovery and hope, took place on Wednesday 16th April, in the Rivers Suite at Craiglockhart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The event was a great success, with wonderful speeches by Dr Richard Holloway, Dr Allan Beveridge, Shaben Begum MBE and of course Jo herself, who read some moving and funny extracts from her book.

 

 

 

 

 

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Described by Simon Bradstreet (Director of the Scottish Recovery Network) as the “poet laureate of recovery”, Jo is a well-known speaker at seminars and conferences, performing her work to packed audiences, offering hope, inspiration and an insight into living well with mental ill health.

 

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Anyone interested in purchasing a copy of the book (£7), please contact SIAA.