Our Highly Sensitive Child

It’s a Friday. It’s after school. Your eldest son has been invited to a friend’s for tea. When it’s time to pick him up, the other parents gush about how wonderful and polite he has been, how he has played nicely all afternoon and fall over themselves to tell you that he can come again […]

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Rich Tea v Chocolate Digestive: Biscuit Dunking Championship Day 1

It’s the first day of the (not really) World Biscuit Dunking Championships 2017. Conditions are perfect: visibility, good; kids, hungry; kettle, boiled. After recently reading an article in the Telegraph about the nation’s favourite biscuit for dunking, I was appalled. Why was I not consulted on such a pressing issue concerning one of my favourite […]

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