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All change in 2015

Jan 08, 2015

AS we’re eight days into 2015, it’s possibly a little too late to say: ‘Happy New Year’, but still perfectly acceptable for ‘Happy Newish Year’. So Happy Newish Year reader (or readers if my mum is…

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Why cinemas need to be more deaf-friendly

Dec 03, 2014

A new Empire cinema has opened in Walthamstow, East London, where I live. After more than a decade without a local picturehouse it’s very exciting and it’s already busy.

I planned to break my…

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I admire you quick-fingered novelists but NaNoWriMo isn't for me

Oct 28, 2014

It’s taken me a while to post. First I was going to write about my anxiety and then I was going to pontificate once more on the minefield that is teaching. (Please note, these two arenas of my life…

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The job hunt jungle

Sep 16, 2014

A friend of mine has just applied for a job with a leading mental health charity. She hasn’t had a response. A few years ago, I went for a job with the same charity. The application form was the size…

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Why are artists and writers expected to work for free?

Aug 19, 2014

What’s the difference between a plumber who comes to fix your loo and an artist who paints a picture on your wall?  

Well, you wouldn’t dream of not paying the plumber but you might think the…

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