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09/05/18

Today is Teacher Appreciation Day.  Was there a teacher at your school who really made a difference to your life?  There was at mine.  His name was Gary Sayer and he taught English. I was a late developer.  I didn’t lear... Read More>

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22/03/18

On Sunday lunchtime my ten year old suddenly vomited and complained about stomach cramps.  My wife and I exchanged weary looks as the vomiting continued, both of us wondering whether the whole family would soon be heaving away w... Read More>

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19/02/18

It’s yet another rainy Monday morning.  I’ve just come back from a sodden walk on Hampstead Heath with Luna  – the inspiration for Chinwag’s Tale.  For me it was a somewhat grim walk, head down, earphone... Read More>

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06/02/18

The children’s mental wellbeing charity, Place2Be, has declared this week as Children’s Mental Health Week. As the charity points out, when we have a positive view of ourselves it can help us to cope with life’s ch... Read More>

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29/01/18

Wow!  Thank you so much.  We’ve been inundated with responses to our request for short video clips of you guys recommending Squarehead, or joining in with the “I am Squarehead” campaign (short clips of you sayi... Read More>

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22/01/18

I woke up with a real Monday feeling this morning.  Another week of January to endure.  Seven more gruelling days to drag myself through.  I knew exactly what today would be like.  Who needs it? Dropped the kids to school R... Read More>

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17/01/18

It’s all too easy to look at other people and think how different they seem to us.  And difference can breed suspicion and fear.  They don’t look like us, so they don’t think like us, therefore they must be ag... Read More>

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08/01/18

I came across this recently: 15 Things Money Can’t Buy Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity. As we begin a new year, I wish you... Read More>

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19/12/17

So Christmas is upon us.  How did it happen so quickly?!!  It was weeks away and then suddenly someone pressed the fast forward button and it’s here.  If you’re like me, then it’s a last minute rush to the int... Read More>

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