A-levels don’t define you. In fact, once you’re in your twenties and onto your second or third full time job, no potential employer is going to have even the mildest passing interest in your A-level grades. I know, right now, that you may be disappointed with your grades. And whilst I haven’t kept up with […]Read More Letter to a Disappointed A-level Student
“We’re so lucky to live here” she said. I was talking to a friend about how lovely it is to live in Cornwall, and not a big city, especially during all the lockdown stress of the past few months. “I’m not lucky” I said. Fortunate, yes. But being lucky implies that I don’t have any […]Read More I’m Soooo Lucky!
So, it’s always a tall order to write the first post on a blog that’s been abandoned for nearly three years. There isn’t really much point in updating you, the reader, on what I’ve been up to as, first, there are no regular readers, and second, well, it just seems a bit pointless. I did […]Read More What am I doing here?
It’s the third day of the summer holidays so by now, like most parents, I should probably be posting pictures on Instagram of me and the kids doing some fun activity or moaning on Facebook about how they’re bored already and I can’t believe there are still 6 weeks to go. But I’m not doing either, because on Saturday I drove my boys 140 miles, dropped them in a KFC car park, and haven’t seen them since.Read More While the kids are away…
Last week I promised a blog post to more fully explain the reasons I want to give up sugar and my difficulties with doing so. This is that post. But before I start it might be worth updating how my first week has gone. The answer is not so well. Awful, in fact. So bad […]Read More Me and Sugar
Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth… these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women’s empowerment.
Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.
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I’m moving house next month and need to have a clear out, but it’s made me realise that my online life is even more cluttered than my physical life.Read More Simplifying my life