On 10th-11th May 1996, tragedy struck on Mount Everest. In one storm, 8 climbers perished. It was a very busy day on the mountain (34 climbers), unplanned delays (fixed ropes not in place on the Hilary Step) and bad weather came in - a harsh storm…

Having a lot of your plate at work can be challenging. Challenging busy is good, stressful busy is not good. When someone tells me they're really busy, I sometimes quip, "It's called job security". Which is unfair and probably untrue so I should pr…

If you watch a group children at play with a new toy, they will all want it. Just because there is only one toy, that one toy is more valuable. "It's mine!" "No - it's mine!!" It will all end in tears. Recognise these messages? Only 4 left in st…

Literacy unlocks the door to learning throughout life, is essential to development and health, and opens the way for democratic participation and active citizenship. Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General We take it for granted that …

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