Photo of privatised school meal parcel

The rise of the predator class

predator prĕd′ə-tər, -tôr An organism that lives by preying on other organisms. any animal or other organism that hunts and kills other organisms (their prey), primarily for food A person or group that robs, victimizes, or exploits others for gain.…

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Impulse buys are all around us especially online

Impulse buying – why we do it and how it’s triggered

There is sound psychology behind the well known sales maxim, “Sell the sizzle, not the steak.” Focus on the effects and benefits rather than on the item or service being sold. Our imaginations grab hold of the potential gratification and…

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Volunteer today - help the NHS fight the coronavirus pandemic

Join the NHS volunteer force today

You can join the NHS volunteering effort at this link: Everybody over 18 who is healthy and fit and is not experiencing any symptoms of illness is welcome to join. Tasks will be carried out at safe distancing. What…

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Some icons of British culture

Fish, Chips, and Royalty: Is British Culture Dead?

This biting winter wind that’s freezing the tips of our noses can’t stop the piercing scent of vinegar from guiding you to the local chippy. Whether it’s a cold night on a beach, as favourited by Boris Johnson, or an…

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Fake news is undermining the mainstream media

The Ethics of the Press: Should We Trust Our Media?

The Ethics of the Press: Should We Trust Our Media? ‘Fake News’ may be the most infamous term of the decade. It creates universal distrust, dubious ethical consequences, and regression of the world’s intellectual views The UK Government went so…

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Silence and solitude - quiet moments are vital for physical and mental wellbeing

Seeking Quiet: The Proven Benefits of Silence

Have you ever been stressed by a screaming baby on an airplane? Or just by the hustle and bustle all around? The you will appreciate how a spell of silence can truly be golden. Noise is very bad for us…

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