Archive for September, 2011

Musing over a cocktail in the city

I have just come back from presenting to the judges of the National Business Awards on the 27th floor of the Gherkin.  It was quite daunting, so afterwards I indulged in two happy hour cocktails with our Head of Finance, Neil Fenton; and calming our nerves among the bankers of the city of London, we mused […]

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Street Talk has no place in nurseries

In the Evening Standard on Tuesday 16th August  (Ghetto grammar robs the young of a proper voice)  Lindsay Johns touched on something I have been passionate about for a long time; the importance that  people  and especially those working with young children learn to speak using correct grammar.  While Johns focused particularly on young people, […]