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Preparing for a book launch party

There is much excitement in my household at the moment as we prepare for this weekend’s book launch. Harnessing my…

Spring cleaning – it’s not just for grown ups

Out with the old, in with the new. I don’t know about you, but with the appearance of that big…

Is social media making us lonely?

Is it the fear of missing out that drives us to spend so much time on social media? I wonder…

Government to abolish SATS testing for seven year olds

It looks as though testing in primary schools may be changing once again, with the abolition of SATS at Key…

UK children to practice mindfulness in schools in a bid to tackle mental health problems

Mindfulness is the practice of bringing one’s awareness to the present moment There is some evidence that mindfulness may be…

The haunted house on our street

Like many children growing up in the 70’s and 80’s, our childhood was all about the outdoors I often talk…

The key to successful freelance writing: being diverse or finding your niche?

Diverse or niche, which is the best way for a freelance writer to go? I went to a marketing lecture…

Book review – Baby X, by Rebecca Ann Smith

Baby X is a clever debut by Rebecca Ann Smith that asks so many questions about the ethics of modern…