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…

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Why My Son Wrote A Letter To The BBC

It was the World Cup final on Sunday and yes I know you know that. The same day I had many texts, tweets and Facebook posts about not watching the final on the BBC and instead on another channel. The reason being that the reduced viewing figures would show the BBC that people are not…

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I AM SCARED

I am scared Frightened and anxious Everything I read And watch on the internet and TV Leads me to believe We have learned nothing from history I am scared That history will repeat itself Humans are weak and gullible They know what is right But are easily brainwashed by those that aren’t contrite I am…

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Still I Rise

Maya Angelou, the inspirational author, poet, playwright, actress, director, civil rights activist amongst many remarkable things, died today. It is a sad day. This iconic woman spoke words that touched the heart. She had powerful and fierce wit and I cannot mention the number of her quotes that I have read that have inspired me…

Tree of Life... Made by artists: Cristovao Canhavato (Kester), Hilario Nhatugueja, Fiel dos Santos and Adelino Serafim Maté. Maputo, Mozambique, 2004

Tree Of Life

I absolutely LOVE this concept. I recently visited the British Museum in London and saw the ‘The Tree of Life’ (pictured below). It was made by four artists from Mozambique using decommissioned weapons. In 1995, a project was set up by a Bishop (Dom Dinis Sengulane) in Mozambique called ‘Transforming Arms into Tools’ (TAE) which…