There’s one thing I wish I had been warned before I started secondary school: Take care in the farmyard. My school, you see, was very rare in that it taught rural studies and had its own farm. During one of the breaks on the first day, I went for a walk in the farmyard with
A man faces a video camera and explains that his daughter is FaceTiming a boy. He has a baseball in his hands and says something about showing this “boy” what he is up against. This overprotective dad then barges into his daughter’s bedroom shouting something inaudible while waving the baseball bat around and trying to
I think we all know social distancing is having a huge impact on the nation’s mental health. The Mix is a UK-based, digital mental health charity aimed at those in their teens up to the age of 25 and demand for its services has soared in recent weeks.
It’s time for me to express an opinion that may not prove all that popular. You know when you have very young children and people tell you; “It gets easier”? Yeah, well, I’m not convinced. No, I’ll go further still. I think it’s a very misleading phrase.