Daughters – Future WAGs or Future Leaders?

I refer to Daisy Goodwin’s article in the Sunday Times News Review 4 July titled ‘Scrub Up and Strike Gold’. Daisy was invited to speak to sixth formers about working in the media. I paraphrase…

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Youth need human capital

The financial crisis has taught us that the concept of a skill for life does not translate into a job for life anymore. The scale of the crisis means that our children will be paying…

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Art Is Fundamental — and Fundamental to Support

Leo Tolstoy considered art as one of the conditions of human life. Art requires all the senses to be used when analysing and appreciating it. Art is not an individual or solitary experience. The activity…

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Yikes-School Sports Day Memories

The piece at http://timesonline.typepad.com/alphamummy/2010/06/will-you-be-doing-the-parents-race-at-sports-day.html#comments has brought back ghastly memories of the first school sports day that I entered into. My daughter was in Reception year and a Mummy’s race was held at the end of…

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Ethnic Diversity Should Not Be A Mask

As an Asian member of the Liberal Democrat party I feel a strong need to speak up. The Diversity Agenda discourse on the question of ethnicity is heartening because it recognises that people like me…

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