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    Carolyn Mandache

    How children think.

    Posted by Carolyn Mandache on Mon, June 17, 2013, in Personal Blogs

    I recently found a very interesting article on the findings of a BBC Radio 2 competition. The competition invited children up to the age of 13 to submit short stories, and the entries were analysed by the Oxford University Press, to try and give an insig…

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      Carolyn Mandache

      Changing accents

      Posted by Carolyn Mandache on Wed, November 21, 2012, in Personal Blogs

      I have recently watched in amusement as my children play pretend games with American accents. I can remember doing exactly the same thing at their age. I suppose the main reason is that a lot of the films and cartoons have American voices, so it seems "co…

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        Carolyn Mandache

        Christmas Detectives

        Posted by Carolyn Mandache on Fri, November 16, 2012, in Personal Blogs

        I am normally a ba humbug type of person in the leadup to Christmas, annoyed by all the Christmas hype which seems to start earlier and earlier every year. This year, however, I have to get into the Christmas mindset now, as I am in a bit of a dilemma...…

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          karenbwc

          Bikini Wax Chronicles

          Posted by karenbwc on Fri, November 16, 2012, in Personal Blogs

          Frequently Asked Questions Q: Why the heck is this blog called Bikini Wax Chronicles? A: Got your attention, didn’t it? Wanted a name that was funny, female, and provocative…think I nailed it? I write about both the fun and unfun parts of being a woman…

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