Dispatches from Book Club : My Mess is a Bit of a Life

Dispatches from Book Club : My Mess is a Bit of a Life

My Mess is a Bit of a Life: Adventures in Anxiety by Georgia Pritchett   If you haven’t heard of Georgia Pritchett, chances are she’s made you laugh. A prolific TV comedy writer, she’s contributed to just about every zeitgeisty series and/or stand-up routine over the past thirty years, from...

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Building back better

Building back better

As the country slowly moves out of the COVID crisis, the Government faces unique challenges. Now more than ever ‘building back better’ must become more than just a slogan.             As we tentatively look towards a post-COVID Britain, there is an acute sense that it cannot be business as usual. The...

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Ralph Steadman: Hidden Treasures

Ralph Steadman: Hidden Treasures

  There are three good reasons to visit the Cartoon Museum, apart from the fact that it has been closed for months, and that they have moved premises, and that they have re-hung their brilliant collection of pictures, ranging from Gilray and Rowlandson, to Bill Tidy and John Glasham, via...

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Challenging prejudice and discrimination: A parents’s role

Challenging prejudice and discrimination: A parents’s role

“The ultimate measure of a person is not where he stands in moments of convenience and comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy (adapted)” Martin Luther King, Jr. One afternoon on holiday this summer in the south of France, my family experienced an unpleasant racist episode....

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