Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month

Leeds GATE

Having a sense of achievement for the things we accomplish, is vital for good health.This month has been an opportunity for the Gypsy and Traveller community to do just that. June is the Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month.

The Gypsy and Traveller community have many valuable achievements to be proud of, and LeedsGATE is a local  project that works towards ensuring that positive profile is upheld.

LeedsGATE also actively promote good health for its members. It is well accepted that good health is a balance of emotional and physical wellbeing. The following old gypsy proverb, additionally names other valuable tenets of good health,

Rollin down the road


good health, aside freedom and love’.

This old proverb sounds like a salutation, or blessing. It reminded me of the expression ‘Peace’, adopted in the sixties  when wishing others well. Continue reading