Parenting, Grand Parenting And Turning 50!

Lisa Ives | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Parents
Lisa Ives

In one week I will be 50 years old, half a century.Old! It's not surprising then that I'm reflecting on my life right now. There is this sense that the occasion should be marked in some way, and I don't mean a party.

Bowie: The Original Chief Freedom Fighter

Karen Dobres | Posted 14.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Karen Dobres

I'm not the biggest music fan: so I asked myself why I felt so sad and affected by his exit. His image has been around my whole life and I've always connected it with freedom, and flipping the bird to cultural norms.

Why Bowie Dying Feels So Personal

Annabel Burn | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Annabel Burn

I've got my Bowie Tshirt on, and listening to Shaun Keaveny on BBC radio 6 dealing with this thunderbolt this morning, so beautifully, has, I'm not ashamed to admit, made me cry. Because like so many of us, I've lost someone I grew up with.

East Is East, and West Is West, and Slowly the Twain Shall Meet

Jethro Shirley-Smith | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jethro Shirley-Smith

And from my little terrace, Kipling was so right; East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet. Nestled in a far, gentle corner of Eastern Europe, Predeluţ couldn't be much further from the noise and agitation of the West, even if it tried.

The Best Way to Recover From Setbacks

Dr Lisa Turner | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Lisa Turner

Why is it that whenever everything seems to be going right, suddenly, your whole world falls apart? There's been some terribly sad stories in the press this week, from bereavements, to struggles for survival and strikes over changes that threaten people's livelihoods.

Gove's Changes - Are They Really Necessary?

Chloe Spencer | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chloe Spencer

Classic American Literature such as Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' and John Steinbeck's novella 'Of Mice and Men' have been dropped from GCSE syllabuses, in regard to Gove's one of many undesired changes...

Those Who Hate Facebook today? Give Over Yourself.

Scott Bryan | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Tech
Scott Bryan

Yesterday, Facebook made some changes. Of course I didn't have to tell you that. you've complained about them already.