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Andy’s Journey to HOT

My Journey to HOT I guess you could say I have had a somewhat unconventional route to end up working for the HOT team. Having little enthusiasm for school and leaving at the age of 16 with no qualifications, I found myself working on building sites as an apprentice electrician. Qualified at 19, I drifted […]

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Last Blog From New Mexico USA

This is my last blog written from New Mexico USA – My trip has come to an end 😢. I am so sad that it’s ended but so excited to come home and share all of the things I’ve learned with HOT. Mixed feelings are sometimes tricky to deal with but I’ve learned that taking […]

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HOT in the USA – Denver

So, now I’m in Denver – it’s in the state of Colorado.  It feels funny being in a new place again.  I had got so used to Milwaukee, had started knowing my way around and loved spending time with the people at Saint A. It’s exciting learning about a new place though.  Denver is very […]

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HOT in the USA – Milwaukee

So I’ve been in Milwaukee now for the week. Its nickname is brew town because they’ve always brewed beer here, even before it was actually a place. I’ve been exploring – to find my way around and learn more about the place. It’s beside Lake Michigan which is so big it looks like the sea! […]

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HOT in the USA :)

Guess what – HOT is going to America :).  I applied for a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust travel Fellowship and couldn’t believe that I got it.  Just goes to show – it’s always worth trying for things!  Here’s a picture of me looking at a statue of Winston Churchill. Winston Churchill was the prime minister […]

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Substance Use Project

When I got the chance to work on the new Substance Use Project in South West Edinburgh, I snapped it up! I have worked for HOT for the past 2 years and I really love it here. Getting to work for HOT and with my passion for drugs and alcohol is very exciting This new […]

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