If all you had is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Meet Mr Nogginbody. Armed with his new hammer he fixes his floor, then the wall and the picture on the wall and the shower and the stop sign at the end of the street…
Life continues in lockdown, adhering to social distancing measures and only heading out for essential journeys. As I worked from home before all of this kicked off, life, on one hand, hasn’t changed that much for me. On the other hand, we have less money coming in as my earning have all but stopped (thank goodness for the little bit of help from the SEISS grant). The children are home from school and we can’t head out on family adventures. But in the grand scheme of things we are very lucky to be surviving the current way of life.
This month has tested me in so many ways. With my wellbeing on the edge of coping at times. I’ve attempted to maintain that graceful swan-like appearance throughout the thick of things. Whilst crumbling when I’m alone with my thoughts finally catching up with me. Thank goodness for long car journeys, although the sight of a woman crying behind the wheel might have looked a little odd to passing motorists.
The Educated Guess is the first book in a new series exploring how we commonly think about education. By drawing on wide-ranging expertise and advice from many sources, it lifts the lid on our widely held views and discusses how they play out.
YouGov research by Readly, the digital magazine service, reveals our top Christmas wishes and clues to the ideal last-minute Christmas pressie. A Readly subscription, with over 4500 digital magazines, would be a success under any Christmas tree this year.
Looking to ensure I’m striking the balance in my parenting skills and life I was intrigued to read the ‘Simple Happy Parenting’ book written by Denaye Barahona Ph.D. With the opening letter to her readers striking a chord with my thoughts and worries about life as a parent. With her hopes that parents find inspiration amongst the pages rather than use the book as a parenting bible.
When we are picking a new book to read, most people pick a book by the cover. If the cover looks interesting, people go on to read the jacket and learn what the book is about. However, just like we should judge a person by appearances, we shouldn’t judge a book by the cover. There are better ways to find books to read.
Mary Poppins Returns is an all-new original musical and is a sequel to the original Mary Poppins. Mary Poppins has come back to the next generation of the Banks family. Their lives are missing joy and wonder after a personal loss. Mary, the practically perfect nanny, with her friend Jack, the optimistic street lamplighter, bring light and life back to the streets of London and back to the Banks family.
As I sit down to tell you all about the Premier League Writing Stars competition. I can’t help reflecting upon how…
With Christmas just around the corner, we are all wondering what we should be adding to our Christmas wish lists. In keeping with the four gifting principles, adding something to read is perfect. Instead of asking for a new book, why not ask for the gift that keeps giving for a whole year – an annual subscription to Readly.