Monday, 11 February 2013 00:00

Can Women play the Horn?

Your probably haven’t heard of Ms Abbie Connaut. A German woman who played the horn.

The Munich Philharmonic Orchestra hadn’t heard of her when she wrote asking for a horn audition. If they had they probably wouldn’t have thought she was a man and written her a letter inviting Mr. Connaut to an audition.

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Here’s three questions for you.

– “Did you go to university?”
– “Did you grow up in a flat rather than a house?”
– “Were your parents on benefits?”

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Wednesday, 13 February 2013 00:00

Me and My Cleaner

My favourite response to my claim that the UK is socially divided by income:

“That’s not true, I always say hello to my cleaner.” 

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Thursday, 14 February 2013 15:03

A Divided Village raises a Divided Child

There is a famous African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child”.

At The Challenge Network, we believe that the opposite is also true, “A divided village raises a divided child.”

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