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Interior Design

Interior design on a shoe string

I am probably not alone in my life-long passion for all things Design. However, I have been lucky enough to build a professional career in a subject that I truly love, both by working as in-house Design Manager for an iconic British brand and also pursuing my own interest in Interiors and Fine Art Textiles through commissions and exhibitions.
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Fashion shopping

Must have this Summer!

Forget the Plain Jane this summer. Be ready for a new way of dressing, because guess what ladies– everything is permitted and print is in again! One of the most exciting periods of the year, at least where fashion is concerned, is certainly the spring-summer season.
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Is there any value in Religious Education in schools?

Religious Education (RE) in the 21st Century is a far cry from RE in the 1950s and even the 1980s in this country. With the introduction of what is known as a ‘phenomenological approach’ to RE in the 1980s, a system which presumes an objective approach (by both teacher and pupils) towards the studied subject, RE changed from purely Christian education to an academic study of worldviews.
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Is networking for me?

If you are considering starting up a business, or if you have one already you might find yourself thinking about networking with others. Networking might not be something you considered before or know much about. ‘Berkshire Woman’ spoke to one of the biggest Women’s Networks in the UK’ The Athena Network’. We wanted to know what all the fuss is about and why anyone would consider meeting with others, especially when time can be quite a luxury for anyone running their own business. So, I went to interview Juliette Smith – Athena’s Regional Director for Reading.
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Yolanda Brown

Yolanda Brown Interview

Berkshire Woman spoke to Yolanda Brown,a saxophonist and a double MOBO winner from London about her latest tour, and her new album “April showers, May flowers”.

B.W. – Yolanda, I love the idea of a female saxophonist. When I looked at your biography I realised the saxophone (among others) is the only instrument you taught yourself to play?

Y.B. – Well, I sort of learned it along the way, really.
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