Winning writers at Swanwick Writers Summer School

WM met some of the winning writers from our annual competition in association with Swanwick Writers’ Summer School. Pictured below are (l-r): Pam Keevil, winner, writing for children; Janet Newman, runner-up, writing for children; Veronica Bright, winner, short story; Hazel Prior, third place, writing for children; Susannah White, winner, poetry. Read the winning entries in…


School Replaces Detention With Meditation Classes For Kids And Teachers Were Fascinated With The Results

A school decided to replace detention with meditation classes and the results have been fascinating. Robert W. Coleman School in Baltimore, US, has a ‘Mindful Moment Room’ where kids are taught about mindful meditation and breathing exercises. Since setting up the programme two years ago, the school has not issued a single suspension.  “It’s amazing,” Kirk…