• Look at Life: Fitness Trackers 18 May 18

    10,000 steps a day. That’s all it takes to get fit. Oh, and a measuring device strapped to a moving part of our body – ideally the wrist, although I have been tempted to put it on the... Read More

  • A Prize Catch 18 May 18

    Essentially, a scholarship is an award, often attracting a fee remission of around 10%, that reflects a child’s exceptional academic ability or talent in sport, art, music, drama, technology or... Read More

  • Look at Life: Podcasts 4 May 18

    My gym recently had a refurb. To drown out the uptempo motivational music that’s now blaring out, I jam my earphones in. Most people do, I notice. But while they’re most likely listening to... Read More

  • Seeing Red 20 Apr 18

    There are three colours in Uganda, wrote one first time visitor: blue for the sky and Lake Victoria, green for the trees and the hills, and red for the earth. ‘The earth turns everything red and... Read More

  • Look at Life: Adult Friendships 20 Apr 18

    When we were younger, friendships blossomed from a combination of proximity (living on the same street, being in the same class at school) and shared interests (going to ballet lessons, supporting the... Read More

  • Look At Life: Politically Incorrect Entertainment 6 Apr 18

    Bingeing on old 'Friends' episodes recently, I came across the one where Chandler’s colleagues assume he is gay, to his abject discomfort. It’s a typically comic set-up, which devoted fans will... Read More

  • Record Scholarships Achieved At Edge Grove School 27 Mar 18

    The senior school scholarships were awarded across many disciplines from major and all-rounder scholarships, to major academic, sports, drama, arts, music and a number of specialised scholarship... Read More

  • Look at Life: Giving Birth 23 Mar 18

    My first-born arrived six weeks early. I hadn’t even started my maternity leave. No coffee catch-ups with friends, or indulgent me-time. No last minute knitting. A few strange twinges meant I’d... Read More

  • Look At Life: Mothers-in-Law 9 Mar 18

    The jokes just keep on coming… ‘Do you know the punishment for bigamy? Two mothers-in-law...’ My mother-in-law and I were happy for twenty years – then we met each other...’ ‘My... Read More

  • Success at Charlotte House 26 Feb 18

    This year’s cohort has secured highly sought after places at schools including Wycombe Abbey, St Helen’s School, St Margaret’s School, Royal Masonic School, St Albans High School for Girls... Read More

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