Category Archives: Book

The book of possibilities

One of my favourite girl-time films is Last Holiday, starring Queen Latifah. Cookware sales clerk Georgia Byrd is led to believe that she has less than a month to live. So she cashes in her life savings and literally begins … Continue reading

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Mums, indulge yourself a little…

I watched two programmes on television this week, where mums ended up putting so many people first, before their needs, the consequences were tragic: • Depression • Weight gain • Burn out • Panic attacks Mums (and I’m talking to … Continue reading

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Stay out of trouble lil’ bro

There is so much negativity in the media around young people these days. So whenever I get a chance to celebrate the good things that young people are doing, I will champion them. I was walking home the other day, … Continue reading

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Love in a Headscarf

If you want to know about people, either get to know them or read all you can about them, from their perspective. Love in a Headscarf by Shelina Zahra Janmohamed, is a refreshing, enlightening read about a young, British Muslim … Continue reading

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A child who reads…

Feed the mind of a child by reading with them today… I’d love to know what books you are reading with your children at the moment.

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Still rising

I couldn’t think of a better place to hear the sad news of Maya Angelou’s passing. I was in one of my favourite places, somewhere I visit without fail, with my daughters, at least once a week; I was at … Continue reading

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Get up, Create, Break Out

I think it’s great to have a book that is good enough to pass on to a friend, that’s a must-read. It’s even better, when it’s a book that not only will they enjoy, but will add value to their … Continue reading

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