Articles written by Shani Fowler

Benefits of having good neighbours

Benefits of having good neighbours

Oooh there is someone new moving in at number 24! Are you the one stood behind the window twitching your curtains, vowing you will have as little to do with them as you do everyone else? Or are you running over armed with a beaming smile and a cup of sugar before they have even

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How much are children affected by advertising

How much are children affected by advertising

Children listen to the commercials more than we think. “Mummy,” my little boy began, “can you have an accident at work and ‘win’ some money?!” I was actually shocked! Now I don’t think he really wants me in a plaster cast dishing out the orders from my hospital bed, (I hope not anyway) but rather

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Signs Your Partner Maybe Cheating

Signs Your Partner Maybe Cheating

Sometimes we are intuitive regarding our relationships and just know when something’s not right. In those circumstances we might be bold enough to ask our partner if we suspect they are cheating, but quite often even if they are we will be told “no”. We may be even led to believe that it’s all in

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online gambling

Online Gambling

A flutter on Rainbow Ronnie, the 100-1 outsider at the Grand National, and maybe a midweek evening at the bingo whistling to ‘legs eleven’ is all harmless fun, but gambling has begun to get much more accessible and inviting. Although traditional betting shops still exist, betting firms are maximising their profits with online gambling. We

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Dealing with unwanted attention in the workplace

Dealing with unwanted attention in the workplace

Someone paying us a few compliments is quite nice, more than that for me – it’s quite rare! It can brighten our day and give us a little ego boost. But unwelcome and unwanted attention is quite a different kettle of fish; especially if this attention is from someone in the workplace. In other walks of

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Teenage swearing

Teenage swearing

I suppose we have all done it at some point as a teenager – swaggered about, thinking we are uber cool as we chuck a few swear words around. As adults, when we hear kids swearing it makes us cringe, especially if they are coming from the mouths of our own babes! What do we

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