Monthly Archives: May 2012

Breaking boundaries and teenage sex

One of the most worrying articles I researched last week for The Sunday Times was about the sexual activities of teenage (and younger) boys and girls. I talked to an organisation called TeenBoundaries, which is to run a project in … Continue reading

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Facebook friends…with a 10 year old?

I had a surprise last week when I interviewed Facebook’s head of policy in Britain. In the week that the online social networking site floated on the stock market for £67 billion, Simon Milner said that the company wanted to … Continue reading

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Commando Dad and the newborn baby

As a commando serving in Iraq, Neil Sinclair dodged sniper bullets and cleared minefields, but nothing prepared him for the day, 10 years ago, when he brought his first baby home from hospital. “I put the car seat containing a … Continue reading

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A ticket to Hogwarts

Felt like an extra in a scene from Hogwarts on Saturday. Looking up from my top tier seat I could see naked cherubs swirling around the painted ceiling of Christopher Wren’s Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford. Looking down, the scene was … Continue reading

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