A beautiful bench carved to commemorate the fallen with words inscribed to remind us why

Remembrance Day

Today at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 2014 (at 11am on 11/11/2014), I attended an event at my local village memorial to commemorate the fallen heroes of World War I and the people they left behind. It was a wonderful event, which brought together people of all ages,…

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Why I Think This World Should End – Prince Ea

I came across an amazing video on my Facebook timeline the other day by Prince Ea (also known as Richard Williams), an American rapper and activist. His work left me in profound thought. In this particular video he talks about the way we live now, what we care about and what we have forgotten. I…

The picture that accompanied my son's letter to the BBC last week to tell them they were being 'naughty'

My Son’s BBC Boycott – Update

It is exactly a week today that my children decided to stop watching CBBC (Children’s BBC) or BBC iplayer (see the link to the previous post¬†below if you’re wondering why they’d do that). I thought I’d give you a small update on their progress. For the first few days, my children kept asking whether the…