Archive for June, 2011

Getting down to business: survival tactics for any good social enterprise

It’s always interesting to meet television journalists up close and personal – and that’s exactly what I did on Wednesday, when LEYF Chair of Trustees, Tim Willis and I went to an Acevo Leaders to Leaders lunch.  Robert Peston, Business Editor at BBC was the speaking guest, and I had booked the lunch some time ago, as […]

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Early Years inspiration amidst the gathering of the clans in Leeds

I have just come back from a two day NDNA conference in Leeds, accompanied by two of our nursery officers – Audrey Grant from Lisson Green and Wendy Buckingham from Ford Road (and very good company they were too). As you may have spotted from our comments recently in Nursery World, at LEYF we believe that […]

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Science, culture and the great outdoors: the rights of every child

We have it in our power to build the world anew.” Thomas Paine 1737 -1809 To celebrate 25 years of wedded bliss (well, most of the time), my husband and I headed off on a week of cultural events, stopping in the little town of Lewes.  I was surprised to discover that Thomas Paine, author of […]

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