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Month: August 2017

COHOUSING: THE BRITISH FAMILIES EMBRACING COMMUNAL LIVING — The Guardian

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With their emphasis on shared meals and parenting, cohousing communities offer an antidote to the isolation of modern life, writes Olivia Gordon  

‘WE LAUGH AND SHARE STORIES – WHY EATING TOGETHER AS A FAMILY IS MAKING A COMEBACK — The Guardian

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I have recently taken the decision to try to instigate family meals as much as possible. From when they were tiny, my children – now six and three – have always adored my parents’ Jewish Friday night family dinners. And it’s not just because Granny makes delicious roast chicken. It’s because of the ritual of […]

MOTHER’S PRIDE — Oxford Times

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For the September column, I covered two fun ways to kayak in Oxfordshire, as well as the wonderful charity Level Water, which teaches children with disabilities to swim for free.

OXFORD LATCHES ONTO THE GIN CRAZE WITH ITS FIRST DISTILLERY — Oxford Today

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Driven partly by the need for commercial sustainability for the University’s Botanic Garden, Director Simon Hiscock has awarded a trailblazing new Oxford distillery, TOAD, a 25-year license to produce spirits in partnership with the Garden, starting with an ‘Oxford PhySicke’ gin…

MOTHER’S PRIDE — The Oxford Times

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In my August family column I wrote about the joys of punting and tried out a Little Kickers class.