Let us cast our minds back to imagine we are in the midst of the First World War. Fighting is worldwide on the Western Front, in East Africa, Mesopotamia and Gallipoli (now modern-day Syria and Iraq). Of the 75 million men who are fighting in the war, over 1.5million of these were from Indian Army. More than 74,000 sacrificed their lives.
Are we saying ‘goodnight’ to bedtime stories?
Bedtime stories, are proven to boost academic achievement so not only are they a fun and bonding way to say goodnight to one another, they also aid a child’s development. It is a real shame then that this pass time a dwindling practice in many households.
Hi, I’m Margaret a trustee at Settle Stories. I am almost 80 years old. With this in mind, I wanted to talk to you about how easy it is for older people to feel they have become invisible. Why you ask? I’d say quite simply it’s just because we have white hair, are inevitably slowing down and the world is moving on, ever faster.
Emma Decent is a writer and performer who has over fifteen years of experience writing moving autobiographical pieces about the relationship between parents and children. She has appeared at open mic events all over the country and has been a guest poet at events in Manchester, Preston, Wakefield and beyond.