The Childhood Conundrum


It would be hypocritical of me to say that I do not like to wear designer clothes but one thing that really annoys me about some young children these days is their obsession with their clothing. When I say young, I am talking about ten-year olds which does not mean it is okay for everyone…Read more The Childhood Conundrum

The Arrogance Of Humanism


When a beggar asks for change, do you give it or walk away? I was asked this question once and realised that sadly, I was of the latter people who would keep their heads down and hands in their pockets. Like the issue discussed yesterday where people in London tend not to interact with each…Read more The Arrogance Of Humanism

Don’t Let These Things Put You Off Your Game On Exam Day


Next week, exams begin for AS students in the UK and so here are a few tips to make sure nothing messes with your Zen-like focus and concentration that you hopefully will have during the exam. Getting to the exam hall on time- You may have swaggered in to class late throughout the year but…Read more Don’t Let These Things Put You Off Your Game On Exam Day

Striking Teachers: Love Them Or Hate Them?


Whenever a teachers' strike is announced, the government always cries out that it will damage teachers' reputations. What a joke. I say this not because as a student it means a day off-though that would have played a part when I was a child-but because it is a pathetic attempt by the government to persuade…Read more Striking Teachers: Love Them Or Hate Them?

Simply Telling Children To Stop Playing Video Games Will Not Work


During the holidays, my youngest brother’s claims of boredom got me thinking about my childhood and the things that used to keep me occupied. There were times when I would be bored but at the age of eleven, I am pretty sure this was a rarity. Of course, my brother was only bored because he…Read more Simply Telling Children To Stop Playing Video Games Will Not Work