What’s in a name?

Reading time: 1 minuteA gem from the East Dulwich Forum… A friend once met an American called Randy who complained about “you Brits always sniggering at my name”, stifling his own giggles my friend politely reassured him though it had certain connotations in the UK, Randy was a fine name and that not all British people were that […]

Child genius

Reading time: 1 minuteChannel 4’s Child Genius made interesting viewing. In a Seven Up style format, it will follow several “gifted children” – they are so bright their IQs are off the scale – as they develop to see how their lives pan out. In one scene a ten year old boy is in conversation with a Professor […]

If I go to Legoland, will I stick to it?

Reading time: 1 minuteAfter a flying visit to Copenhagen, I was piecing together a lego helicopter with my three-year-old and telling him about Legoland coming from Denmark. After a moment he looked at me and asked: “If I go there will I stick to it?”

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