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Crime on the increase….it isn’t all bad

We seem to be in a position of confusion. We want to have crime figures reducing but we also want to know that people who have done things wrong are being dealt with. Today the NSPCC released figures about the … Continue reading

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Around the world in 80 seconds

The past few days have reminded me how small the world is and this brings both positive things and some challenges. On Tuesday morning, I was quickly made aware of the terrible events in Canada. A police officer had been … Continue reading

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Behind the headlines, remember social media isn’t all bad

There has been a lot of coverage in the last couple of days of the number of crimes that have a link to Twitter and Facebook. If you believe the coverage there has been a huge increase in crimes related … Continue reading

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Up for the challenge?

I have come to the end of the challenge. This is my final #ablogadayinMay report. Over the past 31 days I have talked about a whole range of things from baking to FIFA. It seems May has been quite a … Continue reading

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Stand up and be prepared to share

I have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to speak at a number of conferences and workshops both at home and abroad. It isn’t easy and I do always get nervous before speaking before a group of industry peers. … Continue reading

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The art of storytelling

I listened to a little bit of the BBC Radio 2 young people’s short story competition winners. It was amazing to know that so many young people would sit down and put their imagination to the test to develop interesting … Continue reading

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Another day, another crisis

I felt there was only one subject that I should blog about today and that is the FIFA situation. Of course I am not going to comment on the investigation or what the future may hold. The issue that has … Continue reading

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