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  • How to be confident

    How To Be Confident

    Happy New You, we should say, as a new year takes off. Away with token resolutions. Embrace the whole enchilada of a better self fizzing with action and positive steps. For many, number one is to be more confident. Stare our fears down. Make timidity cower and then take on the world, living fully and […]

  • Something Toxic Brewing in the Teenage Brain

    With the extremes of the world getting crazier all the time, being a teenager is as hard as it ever was, and a lot scarier. Two 15 year-old schoolboys have been jailed for plotting to blow up the Houses of Parliament using ingredients for explosives they found online (including fuses and chemicals). They were considering […]

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    Make Your Weekly Vote With a Click of the Mouse

    Google knows what you like. Google knows what you need. Vote Google. Basically there won’t be any news out of Britain for the next three months, except endless guff and drilldowns about whether it should leave the European Union. The country decides once and for all on June 23 in a referendum. Until then, prepare […]

  • Life in Super Spandex

    Superheroes are walking planet Earth, and not just little people. Dressing up expands identity, say fans, and it’s a budding movement, all ages welcome. But can a new elastic me match the hype? To the bat-cave! I know plenty of kids, as I’m sure you do too, who like nothing more of a morning than […]

  • Ringing the Changes

    May you all get what you deserve this year! Is that the fairest wish of all? Perhaps, but it’s a double-edged wish that slides from negative to positive depending on the wisher’s intention. The cheery meaning is, of course, may you get the good you deserve, not the bad you don’t. As 2016 settles in, now’s the time […]