#iwill – Making social action part of life for 10-20 year-olds

Having got two children through their teenage years and with another going through it, there is one thing that frustrates me no-end. Lack of meaningful work for teenagers. Most companies will not employ a young person before they have officially reached school-leaving age due to the many employment restrictions on young workers, which therefore means that young people cannot find employment until after the last Friday of June of the school year in which they are 16. I remember having… Continue Reading “#iwill – Making social action part of life for 10-20 year-olds”

We are off to St James’ Palace

I am so excited! I am proud to say we are heading to St James’ Palace!! My gorgeous daughter Abbey has completed her┬áDuke of Edinburgh Gold Award, which she has achieved by completing a personal programme of activities in five sections, Physical, Skills, Expedition, a Residential and the final task of volunteering which saw her going to Gambia last November to help re-build a school and she is picking up her award from St James’ Palace in December. Gambia was… Continue Reading “We are off to St James’ Palace”