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12 things successful people do right before bed

Posted on February 2, 2016 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Successful people understand that their success is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep




The last thing you do before bed tends to have a significant impact on your mood and energy level the next day,...

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5 things successful people never do

Posted on January 19, 2016 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)


Your attitude, your people skills, and your ability to lead, listen, and take responsibility can all contribute to succes.


Jacquelyn Smith, Business Insider 

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Fatherless Britain: What Is a Youth Without a Government?

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

By Jack McSweeney 


On the 7th May next year, Britain will have reached a tragic and unprecedented milestone. The number of lone-parent families is rising at a rate of 20,000 a year, and will - according to a CSJ report published last year - total more than a staggering two million by the time we as a nation decide who will n...
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Fatherless Britain: What Is a Youth Without a Government?

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

By Jack McSweeney 


On the 7th May next year, Britain will have reached a tragic and unprecedented milestone. The number of lone-parent families is rising at a rate of 20,000 a year, and will - according to a CSJ report published last year - total more than a staggering two million by the time we as a nation decide who will n...
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Mother 'severed leg artery' and died in freak accident while cycling in woods with son

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The following article regards a host of 'Spoken Word UK' Radio show, before she passed away.
She will be sorely missed and never forgotten.



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Mother 'severed leg artery' and died in freak accident while cycling in woods with son

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)



A mother died when she fell off a tandem while cycling through woodland with her nine-year-old son on the back seat.


 

Library volunteer Hyacinth Maynard, 40, is believed to have severed an artery in her thigh as she was speared through ...

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Mother 'severed leg artery' and died in freak accident while cycling in woods with son

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)



A mother died when she fell off a tandem while cycling through woodland with her nine-year-old son on the back seat.


 

Library volunteer Hyacinth Maynard, 40, is believed to have severed an artery in her thigh as she was speared through ...

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The rise of spoken word educators in UK schools

Posted on November 13, 2013 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Inspired by successful programmes in the US, a new initiative plans to embed spoken-word poetry into UK schools. Jacob Sam-La Rose profiles the project and its Chicago roots.

Until September this year, Peter Kahn was perhaps the only full-time spoken word educator in the world. I met him in 2002 on a two-year sabbatical from his post in Chicago through a regular meeting of poets and writers I'd helped to establish in London. We soon found w...

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Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy blasts education reforms

Posted on October 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

ANNA DAVIS, EDUCATION CORRESPONDENT

Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy has joined leading academics and children’s authors in condemning the Government’s education policies as being harmful to children.


 

Nearly 200 people, also including Children...

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Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) force-fed under standard Guantanamo Bay procedure - video

Posted on July 8, 2013 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)


As Ramadan begins, more than 100 hunger-strikers in Guantánamo Bay continue their protest. More than 40 of them are being force-fed. A leaked document sets out the military instructions, or standard operating procedure, for force-feeding detainees. In this four-minute film made by Human Rights organisation Reprieve and Bafta award-winning director Asif Kapadia, US actor and rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def), experiences the procedure

 

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Salt abandons single-author collections amid poetry market slump

Posted on June 7, 2013 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Publisher says these books are 'no longer viable' as sales drop by more than a quarter. 


Alison Flood

The Guardian, Friday 24 May 2013~ http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/may/24/salt-poetry-market-slump


 

As figures show tumbling sales for poetry, authors including poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy are mourning news that one of the UK's most energetic independent publishers can...

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Malcolm X's grandson has died outside U.S. - family friend

Posted on May 12, 2013 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)



MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The grandson of murdered civil rights leader Malcolm X, Malcolm Shabazz, who was convicted as a child of manslaughter and arson in the death of his grandmother, has died outside the United States, family friend Terrie Williams said.


"I'm confir...

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