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February 2021

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    THE REALITY OF FOOD IN SCHOOLS

    When the free school meals provision (or lack of it) was in the press a couple of weeks ago I asked my friend Naomi for her insight from the 'front line', as it were. Naomi is the CEO of Chefs in Schools a brilliant team of chefs and teachers who transform food, food culture and food education in primary s…

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    THE BRCA1 CANCER GENE

    Following World Cancer Day I wanted to share this story about a side to Cancer that we tend to hear less about: discovering you have the BRCA1 gene. Laura Hyde  is in a uniquely complex situation, while on the one hand being ahead of the disease is a blessing, but how having access to genetic testing and preventative surgeries is a direct result of the fact that many of her family have not been so fortunate.…

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    NARCISSISTIC PERSONALITY DISORDER

    Narcissistic Personality Disorder is something I have only come to learn about recently, but the impact of those who find themselves in any kind of relationship with a narcissist is both huge and seemingly imperceptible which is what makes it so hard. Thank you so much to this anonymous writer for shining a light on such a complex issue, especially one that is personally very painful. …