Fifteen years ago, I travelled to Qufu, the birthplace of China's most famous philosopher, Confucius, who lived from 551-479 BC. I had lived in and travelled around China, including Hong Kong, for much of the previous decade and wanted to learn more about the source of so much of Chinese culture's ancient wisdom before returning to Britain.
If we all have equal opportunity why is it that some capitalise on them. It is not having the opportunity; it is seeing and implementing the opportunity that defines those that win. "The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential...
For Wendy Scozzaro of Felix de Wolfe, one of London's oldest theatrical agencies, every day is a whirlwind of deal making. Jason Holmes caught up with her after hours at the Waldorf Hotel
It seems that teaching has never really escaped from a fatally corrosive virgin-whore dichotomy. On one hand, ITV celebrates teachers in a mawkish, quasi-celebritised manner in the Teaching Awards; on the other, the moment teachers decide to defend their profession and the benefits that make up for the decades of hard grind, they are vilified.