I was in a school today and I always put my reading glasses on my jumper as a habit, as I’m tooooo proud to get a reading chain that hangs around my neck, as I think that’s what old people do !! ( Vain woman that I am!) BUT what really struck me today was […]
I really enjoyed our discussion on BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire with Annie Oethan discussing manners with Liz Brewer from Ladette to Lady fame as we were discussing a school in Fowey Community College who have introduced manners and etiquette to teenage girls and boys who seem to be loving them ! Click here to listen […]
I had just turned 9 years old when we sat as a family transfixed watching the first man to step onto the moon on 20th July 1969. Neil was the product of an era that dreamed of reaching for the stars and inspired the generations of astronauts that followed him. He was a modest […]
“There is a real risk that young people are growing up with a skewed view of what sex is.” Sean Templeton So what are YOUR boys watching online ? A boy of 12 who raped a nine-year-old girl after watching hard-core pornography online was spared jail yesterday as his lawyer warned of a generation […]
I’m excited as today I am interviewing Bear Grylls about his passion for getting kids OFF THE SOFA & OFF THE COMPUTER GAMES !
Today I am excited as I am interviewing Bear Grylls about his passion for outdoor activities. With today’s kids glued to computer games, ipads, ipods and TV I thought it would be fascinating to discover more about Bear’s passion for teaching kids to build dens, make rope swings and have fun […]
I was giving a speech at The House of Commons last night about the importance of positive role models in the lives of children after the UK riots and I began reading a very inspiring blog by John Locke that’s in his latest book “How I sold a million ebooks in 5 months” while I was […]
Just a powerful reminder of the pressures young girls are subjected to…….. The Psychology of Beauty – How the Media affects body image