Monthly Archives: December 2014

A little Egyptian magic for Christmas

It is the end of term and it is fair to say that our entire household is looking forward to a rest. We have all suffered from one form of lurgy or another over the last couple of weeks… perhaps … Continue reading

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Breastmilk and other bodily fluids

UK news have been awash with breastfeeding this last week. A mum of a 12-week old baby was told to cover up while nursing at posh hotel Claridge’s. This was followed by a media frenzy, with commentators on both sides of the … Continue reading

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