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Random Suzanne

Life is too interesting to stick to doing one thing…

Welcome to my playground where I explore new ideas, comment on things I probably ought not to, talk about my ideas for my Classics studies, and share my never-ending explorations into things that excite me. Hopefully you’ll find something that arouses your curiosity…

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In Defence of Open-Mindedness

In Defence of Open-Mindedness

Last week, we stayed in a lovely B&B in a medieval town called Dürnstein in Lower Austria. The people were wonderful, the food delicious, the wine even better but the weather… Meh. It could have been better, especially considering that my winter and cold-weather...

Literacy first, please

Literacy first, please

I’m a big supporter of literacy projects, whatever the language, and whilst oral storytelling imparts a number of literacy skills, the ability to actually read is fundamental, and often something that readers take for granted. With literacy in mind, I thought I’d...

Is Zero Waste Living Really Zero Waste?

Is Zero Waste Living Really Zero Waste?

I read a lot of books and articles that talk about Zero Waste living, and at some point I realised that I “thought” that I knew what “zero waste living” meant but that I’d never spent time looking into the “movement” and identifying what this is. The definition...

Flora and the Flamingo

Flora and the Flamingo

A quick book review today for lovers of beautiful illustration, wordless humour, and dance. And, of course, for parents. Flora and the Flamingo by the wonderful Molly Idle, who started her career as an artist working for DreamWorks Feature Animation before launching a...