Day: April 9, 2015

John Wick Film

John Wick – Film Review

By Stephen Mayne  @finalreel The problem with gaudy revenge flicks, the type Liam Neeson has been padding out the pension pot with in recent years, is the need to establish sufficient mythology around the near invincible hero. John Wick neatly sidesteps the issue starting Keanu Reeves’ title character as a ...

A Toddler’s Guide to Fun at the Park

A Toddler’s Guide to Fun at the Park

By Jasmine Stephens, Family Editor Firstly, let’s make one thing clear. Your mummy loves the park, why else would she take you there day in day out, whatever the weather? The sun-cream and the ice-cream van in summer and the mud and twenty layers of clothes in winter; she may ...

How to inspire your child to love writing

How to inspire your child to love writing

By Carey Ann Dodah, Head of Curriculum at Explore Learning Here are my top tips on how to inspire your child to love writing: Start young It is very important for children to start writing from a young age, and I don’t mean just writing stories but writing anything at ...

Transferring motherhood skills to the workplace

Transferring motherhood skills to the workplace

By Juliet Turnbull, CEO of 2to3days.com Having worked in business for over 20 years, it feels like there is a revolution afoot in working practices. With less focus on “presenteesism” and more attention given to outcomes; less assumptions about a job being full time and more curiosity about agile and ...

Cafe

How can charities make money in the digital era?

 By Anand Ramdeo of Planned Departure - https://www.planneddeparture.com According to Government figures there are more than 160,000 registered charities in England and Wales. Fundraising is a key source of income generation for many and, for some, the only source of income. In this digital era, new opportunities for income generation are opening up ...

Event: A Performance of Terry Riley’s IN C

In celebration of Terry Riley’s 80th Birthday, Lost Property presents a performance of his masterwork IN C, along with lesser known Riley pieces and new compositions inspired by him.   In C – Adam Bushel will lead a 25 piece ensemble to perform this minimalist classic. Written in 1964, it has been performed by ...

Transform your life in 8 weeks

By Richard Harris Everybody wants to be successful but, in today’s society, everybody wants it now. Impossible? Well actually, no! Whether you’re looking to achieve success in your personal life, career, family life or education, success is a lot easier to achieve than you’d think. The first mistake people make ...

Holiday makers vote with their feet

Holiday makers vote with their feet

If election fever is already insufferable, you're not the only one who feels that way. It appears plenty of us voting with our feet and seeking out holidays to coincide with the pinnacle of election fever on May 7. There is a notable shift in holiday patterns according to DealChecker, ...

Tiger Woods

Woods’ Masters return a welcome sideshow

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @davidjdewinter  @TLE_Sport Early April.  The sweet smell of Spring is in the air.  Flowers are blooming, the weather gets warmer and the evenings get longer.  The perfect time therefore to park yourself in front of the TV for four days ...