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Will your children still read books?

I have an aching worry that my 3 and 5-year-old grandchildren might not grow up with the love of books that I had as a child.

Swipe or finger-lick?

They both spend some of their time on a tablet. They learn things on it, play games, follow pictures and stories, and no doubt their future education will rely heavily on online sources.

It’s true that technology is part of everyday life for most of us now, but does reading from a screen provide the same experience for children as the feel of reading from paper?

Do you find it hard to write blogs?

Do you feel self-conscious about putting your “voice” out there?

Blogging is one of many forms of communication, and something that is as much a part of life these days as face-to-face conversation. However, for some, it’s as big a challenge as public speaking, which is something many of us have faced. Although most of us don’t have any trouble talking to family and friends, when it comes to speaking in public, it can be a different matter.

My Own Private Movie Show in a Book!

It’s always intrigued me, since first learning to read as a child, how the black ink on a page is transported into the imagination to be converted into pictures, to take you away from where you physically are, to anywhere in the world (or even outside of it!) for hours at a time – your own personal movie in a…

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