Diverse debate – halloween

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Halloween in the UK Halloween has certainly grown in momentum over the years. When I was a child in the 80’s no one decorated or did very much at all. In my house, we did not celebrate at all.  Since having children, I made the decision to celebrate Halloween and each year there has been an increase in Halloween themed products in the stores in the UK. Some would argue commercialism, but for me, it is really handy and makes celebrating[Read more]

Diverse Debate – Racism

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Racism within the UK I grew up in a small village in the 1980’s which consisted of only white British people. As a young child, the only people I had ever seen who were not white British were on TV. At my high school, my whole year group were white British. I think that there were probably less than ten children in a school of around a thousand who were from an ethnic minority.  I remember asking my mum why a[Read more]

Welcome to the diverse debate hour

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Welcome to my new monthly feature!  Do you enjoy a good debate? Do you like to give your opinion on different topics or maybe you like to read other opinions before formulating your own? Then join me for my monthly #DiverseDebate hour which will be on the second Monday of each month between 8 and 9pm UK time over on Twitter. Each month to accompany this, I will write a post on the blog which addresses the topic for discussion[Read more]