Heartsong: latest from my Blog

Hands for Sally

Yesterday, I was at the funeral of a friend. Sally Collins was a successful artist and illustrator who lived in East Lothian, and was one of the tight-knit and supportive...

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All my advice about job-hunting and the world of work for young people

I’ve been blogging for Psychologies about lots of aspects of job-hunting for young people. These posts are for you whether you’re a young job-hunter or still at school...

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Poetry for healthy hearts – perfect for schools

What a stupendously gorgeous idea! The Hippocrates Initiative for Poetry and Medicine is launching the Healthy Heart Poetry Initiative. They are inviting entries from schools – poems and recipes...

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Teenagers and dyslexia

I blogged today for Dyslexia Scotland – see here – on how to help teenagers with dyslexia and what their special stresses might be. I’m a former dyslexia...

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Is it OK for a stressy person to give advice about stress?

I answer that in a rather personal way here, on the wonderful Hive independent booksellers network, which by the way, is a great place to buy books because...

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