Kids and kindness

Dear Claire.   Happy summer! I  think this is the week when the children break up from school in the UK, though they've been out here for a few weeks already. Which means we're at that moment when, after those first heady days of the holidays, comes a question that I'm sure you'll recall: 'What…

Bake Sale Brownies

Dear Sam, It is very difficult to find the words to respond to some of the things which are happening in the world at the moment, isn't it? All of us in the UK are still recovering from the incident in London last week; today everyone is talking about the result of yesterday's election and what that…

Souper Bowl

Dear Claire, What a wonderful volunteer opportunity in Dementia Friends, and one dear to your heart, I know. I love all the different ways you can choose to participate. I checked to see whether there's an initiative over here - and there is. Take a look at Dementia Friends USA. They are literally just beginning to put state licenses…