• Chasing away the post-news blues

    March 30, 2017

    Struggling to be upbeat after yesterday’s Brexit / Article 50 triggering / news onslaught on top of general terrible news / everything from America / everything in general / it’s too much / make it stop / someone, please? It’s not just you. I thought: Head in the sand, there would be no triggering. Instead, the…

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  • Talking, children, Mary Poppins and politics

    July 14, 2016

    Do you talk to your children about politics? I’ve always taken mine along with me to vote and had vague discussions about the ‘red team’ and the ‘blue team’ (not to be confused with football, another hot topic in this household as their dad’s a long-suffering Sheffield Wednesday fan).

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