Childhood & Learning, Social Change

COVID-19 Open Letter to Headteacher

European governments are taking increasingly stringent measures to address the threat of the Coronavirus. Only the UK appears to be dragging its feet, delaying the inevitable with potentially huge implications. I'm writing to the head of my children's school, asking her to add her voice to pressure our government into taking more decisive action, quickly.… Continue reading COVID-19 Open Letter to Headteacher

Social Change

Your Vote – Now It Counts, Now It Doesn’t

Counting is a rudimentary mathematical skill, but in the UK's general elections, some votes count more than others. Whatever else can be said about yesterday's results, they highlight the need for urgent electoral reform. I don't normally venture into the murky world of politics in my blog posts, but today I'll risk it in order… Continue reading Your Vote – Now It Counts, Now It Doesn’t