Interrailling Day 12 (Bernese Oberland)

Interrailling Day 12 (Bernese Oberland) After the enjoyment of yesterday I was excited to get the day started. We decided to travel firstly, to Aare Gorge, which is a section of the river with the same name which carves through a limestone ridge in the Bernese Oberland. The gorge is an indirect product of glaciation; torrential runoff …

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Mental Illness: a challenge from terror

Mental Health: a challenge from Terrorism Historically, people with mental illnesses (often termed mad or insane) were treated as though they were not part of society. People designated 'mad' were marginalised from communities and often sent to asylums and institutions away from cities and towns where they would be kept and ‘treated’. This is a …