My “Gay Dad” says: Actions speak louder than words with Alan Turing Pardons

People often ask me: “When did your Dad tell you he was Gay?” He didn’t. And that’s not because he “hid” his sexuality from my sister and I, we were just brought up in two homes by two different loving couples.   I never questioned it, it was our norm. Until I got to school and … More My “Gay Dad” says: Actions speak louder than words with Alan Turing Pardons

Real Life Reads: Meet the Inventor, entrepreneur and STEM advocate Ruth Amos

Ruth Amos is a multi-award-winning entrepreneur and inventor of StairSteady. She won the 2006 Young Engineer of the Year award in Britain with her idea to aid mobility. Ruth is also Co-Founder of Kids Invent Stuff and Managing Director of DROLS an educational toy start up. She is also a trustee of Greenbelt Festival and a … More Real Life Reads: Meet the Inventor, entrepreneur and STEM advocate Ruth Amos

 Real Life Reads: Meet me Sophie Mei Lan aka Mama Mei

I’m a multi-award-winning journalist, formerly BBC current affairs, but my step in the door to media was bellydancing on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent (long story!). I’m now a blogger, vlogger and publicist working from home in Yorkshire with my two daughters and MasterChef husband.  I’m a fitness fanatic, in between work and family-life, as well … More  Real Life Reads: Meet me Sophie Mei Lan aka Mama Mei

Real Life Reads: Meet an entrepreneurial MUMbler and teacher

Each week we’re profiling a real life person with an interesting story.   Meet Heather Sweeney, Mummy to a threenager, owner of a  MUMbler (online parenting community) and part-time Biology Teacher.    Where do you live & who with? In Barnsley, South Yorkshire with My husband Alan and our daughter. What do you love? Learning … More Real Life Reads: Meet an entrepreneurial MUMbler and teacher