World Water Day is a United Nations initiative with a crystal clear goal: water for all by 2030. Swimming sparked my inspiration I enjoy swimming. It helps with my fitness and it gives me space to think and clear my mind. During one particular swim, I found myself choking on water as I gulped and swallowed… [Read More…] about World Water Day
What is bullying and why is it a form of abuse? Bully (verb) use superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force them to do something. I detest bullying. I have been bullied both as an adult and as a child. The emotional scars have been prevalent in my adult life. Sadly there… [Read More…] about Bullying is a form of abuse
We all make new year’s resolutions. As 2017 drew to a close, we as a family asked ourselves this simple question; could we recycle just that little bit more? Fast forward three entire months and Easter has past us by. During the Easter break I had time to read several articles posted by the BBC… [Read More…] about Could we recycle just that little bit more?
A recent study in the Netherlands has found that music lessons improve children’s cognitive skills and academic performance. Structured music lessons increase children’s cognitive abilities – including language-based reasoning, short-term memory and planning – which lead to greater academic performance. The research, published in Frontiers in Neuroscience, is the first large-scale study adapted into a… [Read More…] about Music lessons improve children’s cognitive skills and academic performance
Can you donate unwanted clothes to Oxfam? You can donate goods directly to your local Oxfam shop. Or, you can place clothing, music, or books in one of our donation banks. Either way, we’ll turn your gifts into cash to fund Oxfam’s work fighting poverty around the world. Find your nearest shop or donation bank.
Whether you’re a mum, dad, grandparent, guardian or family friend of a little one – join the nation in letting the kids dress you up to give poverty a serious dressing down. Oxfam invite you to raid your wardrobe and the kids’ dressing-up boxes, then on Friday 16 June get sponsored to wear a crazy clothing… [Read More…] about Calling all grownups
Work continues in memory of Roy De Wired as MLC Academy continues to train people to qualify as music teachers. For the past two years MLC Academy has been working with a group of people in an effort that they become qualified in the principals of teaching music as a lasting legacy of the late Nottingham musician,… [Read More…] about Work continues in memory of Roy De Wired