The New Cinders

A Rose by any other name...

I know I am an English teacher, but I am not about to wax on about Shakespeare to you.  I promise!

I am actually talking about the recession.  It seems this time round the refusal to use the word means the average person is being convinced there isn’t one.  As if calling a burglar your family friend somehow means they won’t take your 40 inch TV.

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Making a career as a writer: admiration feeding ambition

I've recently been lucky enough to work with two award-winning, best-selling writers - and I have learned a lot!  Not just about good writing, but about how to become an author.  I have loved their work, enjoyed the process and I've been inspired by them.…

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Fuel prices: Ahh we didn't need to work or socialise anyway...

"Bringing the cost down for a ‘tax cut for millions not millionaires".  …

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Ignore at your peril: 10 tips for surviving work!

Cinders has 15 years of experience as a working mum: you'd think she would have a lot of expertise to share with you - you would expect guidance on how to be serene and successful. …

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Sick leave: To phone in or not to phone in?

Sick leave: To phone in or not to phone in?

If your kids or you are sick, what do you do? It's the eternal working parents' question...

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