Surviving exams

Exam Stress

As parents and their offspring know all too well, exam season is approaching, and with it comes a host of difficult days, stress and worry. But with these top tips on surviving exam season, parents and teens alike can look forward to getting past the papers and into the long-hot days of summer.

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Let’s put some fun into voting!


A story about peculiar polling stations this week got me thinking – why do they nearly always have to be in dreary and dusty village halls?

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Dungarees are back – but for how long?


Dungarees, overalls, call them what you will, are making a comeback on the streets of Britain.

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Disappointing Black Spider Memos

Prince Charles

There was great excitement on the eve of the publication of the Black Spider Memos this week.

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When I grow up I want to be…a Princess!


OK, the wait is over, we’ve seen the new baby, seen the post-birth glamour and seen the smiles plastering the faces of many a royal (with exception of the Queen, who managed a firm ‘not displeased’ face – which is as good as a beaming grin from her Maj).

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