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National Numeracy Day
Family Life & parenting

National Numeracy Day: My story with numbers

Over the past year, many mums and dads have been heavily involved with their children’s schoolwork, overseeing their remote work because of the pandemic. I suspect many parents got a bit of a wake-up call when their kids asked for help with their maths! As it’s National Numeracy Day, I thought I’d say a bit

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Simon Kettlewell author of Eternity leave
Family Life & parenting

Q&A with Simon Kettlewell, author of Eternity Leave

Simon Kettlewell is a man who pulled-off a rare feat: He persuaded a publisher to print a book about fatherhood. Okay, that’s slightly dismissive. Many a publisher has printed books for dads but more often than not, they only deal with the early years and they’re always non-fiction. Simon’s book, called Eternity Leave, is mould

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Man in dishwasher
Family Life & parenting

What is the correct way to load a dishwasher?

I am going to ask you a question and I want you to think long and hard before answering: What is the correct way to load a dishwasher? Supplementary question: Does the dishwasher cause tension in your relationship?

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woodland landscape with bluebells

Woodland landscape (with bluebells!)

Woodland landscape (with bluebells!) “That picture could go an Easter card.” So said Mrs Adams when she looked over my shoulder as I was editing this image of a typical spring, woodland landscape.

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Book reviews

Review and giveaway: The Camping Life

The world is split between two sorts of people: Those who enjoy camping and those who don’t. The Camping Life was written with the aim of inspiring those who don’t enjoy camping to try sleeping under canvass.

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