Have a Kitkat!

The deputy head of Wendell Park Primary School (School Partnership), Rosie, ordered a signed copy of My Skin, Your Skin for every class; they already had a copy and were keen to use the book to support their reflections for Anti-Bullying Week. It was my absolute pleasure to personally drop off the books on Thursday.

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Audio recording of My Skin,Your Skin

It was a blessing to record the audio for my new book, My Skin Your Skin, at Penguin Random House’s UK headquarters this week. The book is illustrated by the talented Onyinye Iwu. My Skin, Your Skin will be published on Thursday 14th October 2021 and copies can be pre-ordered today. Please click on this link to order:  Follow the conversation on the socials: Instagram|Twitter|Facebook

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Self-first!

I’d like to share a few top tips for self-care during this prolonged period of uncertainty: Remember, what works for me may not work for you, so try a variety. Go on a daily walk; regular fresh air and a change of scenery is a must. Drink water regularly throughout the day and be mindful

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Book Review: Clean Up!

Clean Up! is the scrumptious second book in the series by Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola, where we see Rocket excitedly travelling to the Caribbean to see her grandparents, Grammy and Grampy. Rocket’s grandparents have an animal sanctuary and run whale-watching tours. How cool is this for Rocket! While surfing, Rocket notices a baby turtle

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The Duchess of Cambridge – Amazing Granny

I listened with excitement to Giovanna Fletcher’s Happy Mum, Happy Baby podcast with the Duchess of Cambridge talking about her 5 Big Questions survey; I was especially delighted when the Duchess mentioned the role that her grandmother played in her Early Years. I have to agree with the Duchess that a grandmother can be a positive

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Share Your Practice with a Global Audience

Would you like to share your passion at an international conference in Canada in May 2021? I have been involved with the World Forum in some shape or form for the last 12 years. I have worked with several World Forum groups and this includes being the national representative for England, for ten years. This

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National Storytelling Week

Next week is National Storytelling Week. Telling stories and reading stories to children is something that I am passionate about. As a family, I loved hearing a range of stories from my parents, grandparents and extended family. I would listen in awe! As a dyslexic person, contrary to popular belief, I love reading (the areas

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International Support – Training, Writing and Consultancy

So far this year, I have had the pleasure of travelling to China and Costa Rica to work with a wide range of colleagues working within the education sector. Over the years, my work has taken me to many countries around the world. I have been able to share my love and passion for early

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Together in the 2020s: Twenty Ideas for creating a Britain for All Ages by 2030

It was a privilege to have contributed to this new evidenced report by United for All Ages “Urgent action is needed to tackle the divisions facing older and younger generations and unite Britain, according to think tank United for All Ages in its new report, Together in the 2020s, published today (7 January 2020). Britain

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One Potato, Two Potato, Cultural Capital Potato More!

During one of my recent quality visits to a setting, I had lunch with the children. One of the children stated that they are having mashed potatoes for lunch. I replied: “Ooh, I was meant to have mashed potato for my dinner yesterday, in the hotel. Instead, I had sweet potato chips!” Child: “Sweet potato?”

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