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Movember: Bums! Surrender to the latex glove.

Alright, chaps! I’m here again to talk to you about ‘man things’ this Movember and to make you feel uncomfortable! On today’s agenda - Prostate Cancer. What is the prostate and who has one? It’s a gland found in the pelvis and its function is to produce a fluid that…
Debi Skea

Happy International Men’s Day 2021!

Happy International Men’s Day! A glorious day for us all to celebrate the wonderful men in our lives! Tell them how important they are to you. Tell them how lucky you feel to have them in your life. Tell them how much better they make your life! And if you’re…
Debi Skea

Oh balls! It’s Movember!

Happy Movember everyone! It’s that time of year again - when guys start cultivating a dodgy ‘tache all in the name of charity. I’ve been looking forward to this month for a long time. Not only because I’m a cold weather kinda gal, but most importantly, it’s a whole month…
Debi Skea


Breasts. Boobs. Tits. Melons. Baps. Bangers. The Twins. Puppies. The Girls. Chebs. Funbags. Chesticles. Jugs. Breasticles. Bosoms. Jubblies. Knockers. Rack. Air bags. Tatty Bo Jangles. Cans. Babylons. Hooters. Moobs. Man Boobs. Upper Bollocks. Whatever you’re calling them, make sure you’re giving them a good old fondle. Wherever you are on…
Debi Skea

Samaritans Awareness Day!

I recently learned that 24th July (or 24/7) is Samaritans Awareness Day. I LOVE that the date is also when they are contactable! By that I don’t mean once a year, but more conveniently, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  HAPPY SAMARITANS AWARENESS DAY!!! Samaritans is an organisation…
Debi Skea

Pride Month 2021 Recap!

Pride Month Recap! Well hi there humans. So this June has been ever so 'slightly' better than the last one. We have been out sipping beers, elbow pumping to our heart's content and taking wee granny to the bingo hall to shake her wings. On top of this, we have…
Tony Baker

World Environment Day

It’s world environment day! It’s a day to consider the impact that we as a species and as individuals have on our planet. Whether it’s wildlife, the climate or the local environment, it’s hard to ignore the profound effect that humans have had on nature. No matter who you are,…
Ben Ross
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Collaboration + Failure = Success

Collaboration + Failure = Success Collaboration is defined as ‘the action of working with someone to produce something’. At The Skills Collective it’s one of the five core values that define who we are and how we do business. We work together to achieve more than we can alone, and to give…
Sarah-Jane Dale
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Coding as a creative practice

Coding as a creative practice There are immediate connections I can make between creating artwork and coding. I’ve been thinking about how these two disciplines find commonality. I use the word practice in the title deliberately. Like any making activity, it doesn’t just happen in one attempt. It's made up…
Clare McEwan