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The Eagles have landed!

Besides the surprise of seeing the considerable lead Yvette Cooper had with 232 votes in a Shadow Cabinet ballot – what would have happened if she had entered the Labour leadership contest instead of her husband? – I was not expecting such strong support for twin sisters Maria and Angela Eagle, neither of whom are household names. Maria Eagle, 49, (left) is the new Shadow Transport...
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Johnny Depp school visit – if you don’t ask, you don’t get!

The surprise visit of Hollywood hearthrob Johnny Depp to a primary school after being sent a letter by a nine-year-old schoolgirl asking him to help her classmates “mutiny” against the teachers just proves that if you don’t ask, you don’t get, and nothing is impossible. Shocked staff at the school in Greenwich had only 10 minutes notice that the world’s most famous...
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The complexities of international adoption

International adoptions should not just be accessible for celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Madonna. I’ve heard of two stories about about these adoptions recently – one is inspiring, and the other is tragic, denying a young boy left disfigured after being thrown face down on a fire, the chance of a loving home. I’ll tell you about 10year-old Kevin Wafula first who was flown...
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