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  1. The Elephant in the Room - Guest Blog by Jane Duncan Rogers

    The Elephant in the Room - Guest Blog by Jane Duncan Rogers
    Right now, there is probably an elephant lurking in your room. It’ll be either deeply hidden behind the furniture, or able to be seen but stuck in the corner of the room, or in some cases, it might be right in the middle of the room, and people pass around it. I call this elephant End of Life Ellie. Otherwise...

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  2. Do you know your 'real' Dad?

    With Father’s Day approaching in many countries of the world, I have been reflecting on my life as Dad to my daughter who has just celebrated her 11th birthday this month. I can't believe it is June already, and I certainly can't believe she is into her 12th year. Time flies by and it seems to fly by even quicker...

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  3. from you to me say Bonjour to a new French partnership

    We have just signed a new partnership agreement with French publishers Editions de la Sarriette to distribute French versions of our award-winning journals and books across France. Our new partnership is with a similar family business based in a small medieval village just outside Monaco. The French have a strong affinity for family and 'patrimoine' (heritage) so the owners of...

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  4. Do you really know your family?

    As we approach the centenary of the armistice that brought an end to World War I, it made us realise how many of the real stories from the war are already lost.  Diaries have been found by some families telling the story of what is was really like to be involved, but if those people were here now, what questions...

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  5. The Summer Slide

    Helen B, Consumer Communications Champion at from you to me and mum of two boys, introduces My Summer Rant & Rave - our summer writing competition for primary aged children - and explains the motivation behind it.  In the US the term ‘the summer slide’ is pretty well known, as for here in the UK we might be more familiar...

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  6. Interpreting the stories in 'The Book Of Upside Down Thinking' by Brian Patten

    Brian Patten, author of the beautiful The Book Of Upside Down Thinking, joins us once again as a guest on the blog to give us a further insight into his magical new collection of humorous and thought-provoking verse, in this post looking at interpreting the stories. There is no one interpretation or ‘meaning’ to a Djuha story and there are hundreds of stories. The first ones...

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  7. The inspiration behind 'The Book Of Upside Down Thinking' by Brian Patten

    Acclaimed poet Brian Patten, author of the beautiful The Book Of Upside Down Thinking, joins us as a guest on the blog to give us an insight into the inspiration behind this magical new collection of humorous and thought-provoking verse. Written in Morocco The Book of Upside Down Thinking was inspired by folk-stories from the Near and Middle East that...

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  8. Supporting Shops ... online or high street

    from you to me is a publishing business that sells to both the trade (Gift, book, baby and other specialist shops found on the high street and online) and direct to customers through its own website. Our website helps us to have a platform where we can show off all our journals and books as well as testing new ideas with...

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  9. Down to Zero

    Well it's been a little while since I updated my online story about the troublesome 'C' word and how it's been affecting my life. Since I last put pen to paper ... or rather put fingers to keyboard ... Prostate Cancer seems to have taken a more high profile position in the UK because of its impact on well-known celebrities like...

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  10. Climb every mountain ...

    I am on the way up ... climbing my own personal mountain and it feels good to be on the move. Thank you to everyone who has sent me messages over the last few months and, as many of you have requested, I wanted to give you an update on my journey. My last blog shared the story of how...

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