Improving your children’s science grades through creativity

Improving your children’s science grades through creativity

For years I have been tutoring the sciences to students. Time and time again I meet pupils who have no idea of their potential in this subject and this is often because they are not being taught in a way which inspires them. As a child I found it very...

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Chelsea’s pride and joy: new photo book for Christian the lion

Chelsea’s pride and joy: new photo book for Christian the lion

The story of two young Australians who bought a lion cub from Harrods and raised it in a Chelsea flat has captured imaginations for decades. Now, almost 50 years later, Christian the lion is the star of a new illustrated book. John Rendall and Ace Bourke bought Christian in 1969...

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Edward Burne-Jones at the Tate

Edward Burne-Jones at the Tate

I don’t believe one can quite like Burne-Jones. He is the Victorian equivalent of Marmite. As I emerged from this large retrospective, I thought that if I saw one more fey, pouting, miserable looking maiden, I would pull my hair out and poke my eyes out with a pencil. One...

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British public urged to beware of poppy merchandise scams

British public urged to beware of poppy merchandise scams

With just a few days to go before Remembrance, The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is urging members of the British public to be extra vigilant when buying poppy merchandise for Remembrance this year. Their donations are intended to support Armed Forces community men, women, veterans and their families. Instead they...

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