A postcard from Rome

Dear Sam,   I hope you've had a good break over the Easter weekend? We spent some of the time doing jobs around the house and I'm still on a mission to clear our clutter , so I was able to use some of your tips for  recycling what you usually can’t - they were very useful! It hasn't been…

A success story

Dear Claire,   Happy September! I hope you’ve had a nice break over the summer. We’ve been very busy so it’s almost a relief that it’s back-to-school time…. I saw a back-to-school post on Facebook today from Free Rice. Funnily enough it’s just about a year since we wrote our own post about about Free…

Looking back, moving forward

Dear Sam,   Well, what a tonic it was to spend time with good friends! Oxford was looking glorious, with the college gardens and parks at their most colourful, and I loved seeing the profusion of roses everywhere. As well as reminiscing about our student days, it was wonderful to look ahead and make some…

A helping hand

Dear Sam, How are you?  I've been a bit under the weather with a cold this week and I wanted to thank you for telling me about the TED talks. Being poorly has given me the perfect opportunity to put my feet up and make myself feel better by listening to the inspirational speakers. In…