• Parenting

    Listen. Believe. Love.

    In the past weeks it has been almost impossible to open a newspaper or click on a blog link without reading something about Jimmy Savile. I have avoided the topic, not because I have nothing to say but because I have so much to say that I am finding it difficult to concentrate on one aspect of this story. Some have written about the BBC covering up the abuse, others have complained about the cancelling of the TV show last year and their sticking with the planned Christmas TV special about the life of Savile. Still others have compared the abuse with that of the girls in Rochdale, who like…

  • Social Media

    Privacy in Social Media and The Press

    When we share our lives with our blog readers, or with our Twitter followers, do we automatically give permission for the press to access that information? Is there any privacy in Social Media?          What would you do, if your entire life history was broadcast to the world, at a time when your life was falling apart?  And where is the line to be drawn, when reporting a story of national interest?    These questions have been going around in my head since I read the article on the Daily Mail website about the wife of Jeremy Forrest.  For those who are not in UK, and may…