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Working From Home – Treat or Torment?

Sitting at the kitchen table with a cold cup of coffee beside me, my neck is aching from sitting hunched over a screen in an unsupportive chair and I am batting away a small hand that wants to poke at the computer. As I wonder what state my back is going to be in when …

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Learning to Spell Diarrhoea

It’s just before 3pm in the afternoon. I am sitting at my desk when my mobile goes off. It’s the childminder. My heart immediately starts beating a thousand times a minute and my mind can’t even focus in on imaginable disasters. Within two rings I have flicked the answer button and breathlessly, hesitantly, utter, “Hello?” …

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