Next Blogger Network Event- London 2017

It’s been two years since the last NBN event and I was thrilled to receive invitation...

On public holidays and social integration

Diwali was celebrated on Wednesday, in Trinidad and Tobago. On occasions like that I...

The Change

I remember when I was little I’d overhear the older women talking about ‘the change of...

BIC® KIDS Young Artists Award winners

During the summer I told you about competition that BIC Kids were running. The...

Family day out to Kidtropolis: press release

Looking for something to keep kids entertained this school half-term? Look no...

Next Blogger Network Event- London 2017

It’s been two years since the last NBN event and I was thrilled to receive invitation to attend the 2017 instalment, a few weeks ago. I didn’t even think about it, my response was an instant ‘YES!’ Then the panic about the school run and child care popped...

The Change

I remember when I was little I’d overhear the older women talking about ‘the change of life’.  I knew enough to know they were talking about menopause but I couldn’t understand why it had to be hush hush.  I certainly couldn’t understand why they felt it...

BIC® KIDS Young Artists Award winners

During the summer I told you about competition that BIC Kids were running. The competition was to give 10 children from the UK and Republic of Ireland the opportunity to have their drawings displayed for all to see. The competition was run in partnership...

A death in the neighbourhood

It’s often said it takes a village to raise a child; that certainly was the case in my life. When I was able to read in write, I became the scribe for my grandmother. Many times her letters to her children overseas, my aunts and uncles, were usually about...

Boots Christmas: the art of thoughtful gifting

Recently my blogger life took me to Marylebone for Boots’ Christmas event. I entered the splendid lounge area with a beautifully decorated tree and roaring wall mounted electric fire to await the presentation. Last year’s Christmas focused on...

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Next Blogger Network Event- London 2017

Next Blogger Network Event- London 2017

It’s been two years since the last NBN event and I was thrilled to receive invitation to attend the 2017 instalment, a few weeks ago. I didn’t even think about it, my response was an instant ‘YES!’ Then the panic about the school run and child care popped...

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On public holidays and social integration

On public holidays and social integration

Diwali was celebrated on Wednesday, in Trinidad and Tobago. On occasions like that I miss being home for the celebrations. Trinis often joke about the number of public holidays the country has. There are about 14 official public holidays per calendar year,...

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