I is talking proper slang, yeah?

Andy Beard Andy, News 0 Comments

In a week where Teachers striking caused widespread disruption to pupils and to working parents, I spotted this interesting article. A school in Croydon has banned slang to help students improve upon their speech. Slang such as init, woz, bare, like and extra as well as beginning sentences with basically and ending them with yeah have been pointed out and …

Are British workers lazy as Jamie Oliver Claims?

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 What do you think about Jamie Oliver’s claims of British workers being lazy in the work department? He insists that without his European immigrant workers, then his restaurants would be closed by now. A sweeping generalisation, or fact? He was quoted in the Mail Online saying that British workers complain about working a mere 48 hour weeks, when a typical …

Top First World Problems…

Andy Beard Andy, News 0 Comments

How unfortunate to start the day with weetabix not fitting into your bowl properly leading to a mix of half soggy, half dry breakfast. It’s even more unthinkable when your wallet is so full of money it won’t close. Not to mention after a hard days work, coming home to the TV to find your batteries have run out! Could …

‘Autumn Eats’….sensational soups

Leanne Livall Climbing Frames, News 0 Comments

Over the next week or so, here at Selwood we will be looking at some great recipes and meal ideas to make the most out of autumn produce that is now in season and to create some great family food. Soups, casseroles, pies and puddings – plenty of ideas for you to cook at home for all the family. As …

We plough the fields and scatter…

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At this time of year we celebrate Harvest Festival; traditionally celebrated in church, it is now widespread to include schools, playgroups and nurseries. The Harvest Festival is a traditional celebration where we give thanks for a successful harvest and the crops that we have as a result of this. In Britian we have been celebrating harvest since pagan times and …