• Control the Controller: Understanding and Resolving Video Game Addiction

    By amodernmilitarymother on October 13, 2014
    ADVANCE INFORMATION SHEET #SELF-HELP #GAMING #PSYCHOLOGY #ADDICTION Control the Controller: Understanding and Resolving Video Game Addiction By Ciaran O’Connor UK Publication: October 1 2014 by Free Association Books “The myth of gaming addiction being just about young guys playing for hours needs to be left behind. We need to realise how widespread the problem can be with mobile gaming taking […]
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  • LEGO ends 50 year link with Shell

    By amodernmilitarymother on October 9, 2014
    LEGO ends 50 year link with Shell, after one million people respond to Save the Arctic campaign Following a Greenpeace campaign, LEGO published a statement this morning committing to ‘not renew the co-promotion contract with Shell’. This decision comes a month after Shell submitted plans to the US administration showing it’s once again gearing up to drill in the melting […]
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  • DO WE DO THE RIGHT THING? – New Diorama Theatre, Salisbury Playhouse

    By amodernmilitarymother on October 9, 2014
    DO WE DO THE RIGHT THING?   ·         New production from BeFrank Theatre Company following 2013’s acclaimed Like Enemies of the State ·         Mini tour 3-10 November  coming to New Diorama Theatre, Salisbury Playhouse, The BikeShed Theatre ·         Further performances in 2015 tbc, including Old Fire Station, Oxford February 18-19 and a world-first performance for the British Forces in Germany […]
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  • Real Life: All Change in Mr Rabbit Land

    By amodernmilitarymother on October 6, 2014
    Here’s my latest video update on Looking For Mr Rabbit – Not Coming Soon Last week I had a hissy fit now I am coming to terms with a delayed release. I talk about writing, breaking my leg, I read you some poems, talk about the Salisbury Fringe, Juno Theatre, my other books and ask questions about bum sex. Watch the […]
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  • Delays Expected Looking For Mr Rabbit

    By amodernmilitarymother on October 2, 2014
    If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing properly.   My agent had a peek at Looking For Mr Rabbit and quoted my mother back to me: ‘From the very beginning, she made it quite clear she was not going to be fobbed off with kind words and gentle handling. If she was hungry, she wanted feeding immediately – no […]
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  • Top Tips for Planning an Unforgettable Event

    By amodernmilitarymother on September 26, 2014
    Planning a party or function? These days, it’s difficult to do something that hasn’t already been done before. Whether you’re planning a special birthday party, a wedding, or an important corporate function such as a product launch, here are some top tips to make your event unique and really stand out from the crowd. 1. Location, location, location What’s the […]
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  • The Case of the Missing Hamster by EM Faustus

    By amodernmilitarymother on September 25, 2014
    A story written in fifteen parts…I don’t want to ruin it for you. Just click on the links below and take it one part at a time….. Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Part Six Part Seven Part Eight Part Nine Part Ten Part Eleven Part Twelve Part Thirteen Part Fourteen Part Fifteen Buy books by […]
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  • How classroom layout affects student learning

    By amodernmilitarymother on September 25, 2014
    How classroom layout affects student learning Schools are becoming increasingly aware of the potentially significant impact that classroom design can have on student learning. In part, this is thanks to new research that has highlighted the connection between classroom layout and pupil achievements. Compelling figures One study into this topic found that classroom setups can affect a youngster’s academic progress […]
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  • Great ideas for the ultimate ‘staycation’

    By amodernmilitarymother on September 25, 2014
    Great ideas for the ultimate ‘staycation’ It’s now easy to book flights to numerous far-flung locations across the globe, but some of the very best holiday destinations are right here on our doorstep. If you want to cut your carbon footprint and enjoy breaks in the UK, it’s worth considering the following ‘staycation’ options.   The Lake District For sheer […]
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  • Love, Loyalty, Trust – All You Need Is Love

    By amodernmilitarymother on September 23, 2014
    The last four years have been the toughest I have faced and I have been lucky to have some amazing people around me who have not passed judgement and have listened for hours as I pace my thoughts in a circular motion around my head. Some stayed the distance and some fell by the wayside, weary. Over my shoulder I […]
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