Monthly Archives: January 2014

Mary Poppins would make a good childcare minister – Ten Things about 2013, number 4

The fourth of my ten things learned in 2013.

I watched the film Mary Poppins again over Christmas. Apart from being moved – yet again – to blub at the sad bits, I was struck by what a great minister Mary would make.

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More Laughter, the Hoping Machine, and 5.7 Million Steps: ten things about 2013 (parts 1-3)

After a very busy period, I have recently had a few days to reflect on the past year. New year is traditionally a time to look forward, but it’s also worth taking stock of the recent past and lessons learned.

So here, in instalments and with no apologies for randomness or triviality, are my ten things from 2013. First, items one to three.

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