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THOUGHT-PROVOKING

  • THOUGHT-PROVOKING, TRAVEL

    REMEMBER WHEN WE COULD TRAVEL?

    Charlotte originally wrote a version of this lift pre-covid and back then the idea of travelling with the world with kids felt like a dream. In light of the last year Charlotte tweaked her submission to reflect where we are at now; where even venturing beyond the postcode seems exciting. …

  • MUST READ, THOUGHT-PROVOKING, Uncategorized

    I WAS R*PED BY A STRANGER

    This list makes for difficult reading. I wish it didn't need to be written. Now more than ever I think we all wish that we, as women, felt safer. Until then I think it's important to keep shining a light on the uglier reality of life.  With that in mind am grateful and in awe of the author, who wishes to remain anonymous, but goes under @fancybeingfree on Instagram who is truly courageous for having written this:…

  • MENTAL HEALTH, THOUGHT-PROVOKING

    SELF COMPASSION ANYONE?

    One way and another we have all been in 'survival mode' since March 2020. Don't know about you but it's hard to know whether to take the 'soldier on' approach or allow things to let up a bit. Here Jodi Garrod talks about learning to be Self Compassionate and all that it's given her…

  • HEALTH, INSPIRING, THOUGHT-PROVOKING

    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…

  • HEALTH, THOUGHT-PROVOKING, USEFUL

    THIS IS LONG-TERM COVID

    As per the opening line, this list from Lucille Whiting isn't to scare anyone, but instead give a personal insight of the continued impact of COVID-19 on her health. Something I haven't seen or read much on, but am keen to learn more about...…