• 10 signs Sundays have dramatically changed since our childhoods

    March 1, 2015

    This weekend I read the news that the Radio 1 Top 40 music chart show could be due to change from a Sunday to Friday. ‘What?!’ I thought, and then I thought again. When when was the last time I actually listened? Ten years ago? Twenty?  I realised it’s less about the music, and more…

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  • Party politics – children’s birthdays, from 1980

    January 20, 2015

    My first-born baby turns three in two weeks (Three! I know). So we’ve recently been thinking about how to celebrate. As she’s loved every single second of every party she’s been to, it was clear how much she’d like one of her own. I skirted around the issue for a while because here’s the thing; the…

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