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Why ballet drives me bonkers

Why ballet drives me bonkers

The other week my wife told me something about our five- year-old daughter that sent a shiver down my spine. ''She wants to start going to ballet again,'' she said.Read Blog

A children's party with no screaming?<br />

A children's party with no screaming?

I went to a most incredible children's party at the weekend. It was one of those where there were more adults than children but even so there must have been…

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Boys' achievements declining in schools?

Boys' achievements declining in schools?

I read with some concern the other day about the new series featuring choirmaster Gareth Malone. The first thing that got alarm bells ringing was that the programme has absolutely…

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London invades my bank balance

London invades my bank balance

Like most workng parents, the sight of my bank balance makes me at best shiver with unease and at worst howl with despair.
But this morning it just…

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Brought them all with me this time

Brought them all with me this time

I am back in London to work and as it is the summer holidays, the inevitable has happened: I've had to bring the family with me.
Needless to say,…

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