1% For NHS Staff is Insulting. But What About Care Workers?

A furore has built in the wake of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s dispiriting budget last week, where NHS staff have been promised a paltry 1% pay rise following the hardest year ever faced by the health service. Questions among staff are now being asked; Where’s our thanks? Where’s the solidarity? Where’s our bleedin’ money? But these … Continue reading 1% For NHS Staff is Insulting. But What About Care Workers?

10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Care Workers

Most people know somebody who is a care worker, or knows somebody who needs care from one of these amazing support workers but how much do we really know about what they do? #1.  Care Workers often work for minimum wage and have to pay for the maintenance of the vehicles they use to reach … Continue reading 10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Care Workers

DailyAudio: The Death of Grass narrated by David Mitchell

THE DEATH OF GRASS narrated by David Mitchell By John Christopher >>> Full cast drama >>> First broadcast 2009 5x15 minute segments >>>  Total running time: 70 mins approx. A grass virus from China spreads all over the world, sparking a food shortage crises that's so dire governments resort to atom bombs to prevent their … Continue reading DailyAudio: The Death of Grass narrated by David Mitchell

The First Step Is Often The Hardest – How Not To Procrastinate

Are you like me? I aspire to earn a crust from writing so I have to write a lot of words, put in a lot of hours and basically fail a lot. But I love to write. And I don’t have much else to do at the moment. But getting started, sitting down to actually … Continue reading The First Step Is Often The Hardest – How Not To Procrastinate

DailyAudio: The Best of 2020

WELCOME to Daily Audio, the blog that offers review and recommendation on easy-to-find audiobooks.  Here we are, it’s nearly the end of the year, so what better time to look back at some of the audiobooks and radio series we’ve covered this year and offer my personal favourites. Because who doesn’t love a list? DOCTOR … Continue reading DailyAudio: The Best of 2020