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Good food always gets a mention, so pay attention!

April 27, 2011

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On Easter Monday I dropped in to see my parents and dragged the Northerner with me (he wasn’t kicking and screaming, I should add). My mother who is an ace cook and has the love-handles to prove it, made us a wonderful meal: masala chicken; daal; rice and parathas. Unlike me, the Northerner likes to […]

Primate language scientist named in Time Magazine’s 100 influential people

April 25, 2011

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Easter is always a busy time for me as a freelance journalist; I’m what’s known as “filler” in the businesses. After a particularly hectic day reporting this weekend I grabbed a pint with a colleague (Karate Kid) at my local. We spoke about how my studies were going and this led onto a discussion about whether apes (given […]

Female Empowerment

February 24, 2011

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Girl Power is a phrase that was banded about in the mid 1990’s by the phenomenally successful pop quintet, Spice Girls. Females of all ages were no longer tarred with the same brush as the ‘burn-your-bra’ feminists of the past; but given a new perspective in mainstream media. The phrase was so popular that the […]

My life in perspective

January 30, 2011

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When the financial crisis happened in 2008, I never imagined what an impact it would have on my career and how that would affect my life. I was made redundant from my job as a national newsreader and reporter on Channel Five News in 2009. I decided to turn freelance and began juggling work with SKY […]