The disrobing of Draupadi

5 June 2016

What happened before Duryodhana tried to disrobe Draupadi The Pandavs and the Kauravs were two families who were related. Both fathers of these families were brothers. Draupadi was the daughter-in-law in the Pandav clan and Duryodhana was one of the many sons in the Kaurav family. Duryodhan and his brothers were invited for a royal gathering, […]

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Let’s unite to protect the children of our future. They need us now more than ever!

22 April 2016

National Union of Teachers’ Annual Conference I attended the National Conference a few weeks ago and was hugely moved by the speakers and the messages they shared. The fragility of the mental health of our students and staff was one of the issues that came through loud and clear. Below I’ve listed some of the […]

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The teacher becomes a student! Will she experience empathy or judgement?

22 March 2016

My first experience of skiing A friend of ours arranged for a group of us to go skiing. There were a range of abilities within the group. Some of us had never been skiing before, nor had we practiced on an artificial ski slope, others had been on an artificial slope but done nothing else, a few had been skiing […]

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Do we need proof to believe in ALL things?

26 February 2016

Do we need to experience something directly to have faith in it? I was listening to something yesterday, when it dawned on me that many of us have believe in the existence of things that we may not have directly heard, seen, touched, smelt or tasted. Although we lack the direct experience of it, we believe […]

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New to using Airbnb? Check out these tips!

22 January 2016

Booking a holiday and deciding whether to book a hotel or an Airbnb Suraj and I went to Barcelona a few months ago, and we decided to experience booking our accommodation through Airbnb. I’d heard of it before, because one of my friends is an Airbnb host. We did some research, looked for some places and narrowed […]

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Our reaction to ISIS

6 December 2015

The harm caused by ISIS The terrorist group ISIS have physically and emotionally hurt hundreds of thousands of people. It’s not just the act of killing people, but the fear caused by it, the insecurity felt as a result, the helplessness and frustration that we are left with. There are so many different ways that […]

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Vlogs of reviews of vegan products and interviews with vegan businesses

13 November 2015

Videos I get excited when I find out about new vegan products and I want to share them as many people as possible. So, where possible, I review them on video. I also admire the innovative businesses that supply vegan products. I enjoy recording interviews with the owners and staff, to show you a side to […]

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