Can you Spot a Liar? Top Signs of Deception

Tired of having the wool pulled over your eyes? Find it difficult to tell fact from fiction? Don’t fret, we’re here to help! As avid fans of detective shows and keen listeners of crime podcasts, we’re always eager to hunt for the twists in the tale. With that in mind, we’ve scoured the internet to find some of the key signs to look out for when you suspect someone is lying to you…

Lazy Brain: Is your mobile changing how you think?

Have you noticed your attention span is getting shorter?  Do you find yourself picking up your phone more often?  Turning to Google or Alexa whenever you have a question?  If you have answered yes to any of these, then you might need to read on … Those of us of a certain age will rememberContinue reading “Lazy Brain: Is your mobile changing how you think?”

Alexa – Virtual Friend or Foe?

Do you have Amazon’s Digital Assistant, Alexa, lurking somewhere in your home? Was she a ‘fad’ gadget present that seems to have become a strange, virtual member of the family? Do you inadvertently find yourself having conversations with her by mistake? Do you treat her like a slave and find yourself feeling guilty about itContinue reading “Alexa – Virtual Friend or Foe?”

Expressing Your Inner Geek – Don’t Be Afraid to Be Yourself

Passions, interests, hobbies – whatever you want to call them,  the majority of us have things that we love so much and know so much about that at times it’s almost embarrassing.  My mother is a ‘collector’.  Whether it be teddy bears, tapestries or flower pots, she gets geeky when she’s in full ‘collector’ hunterContinue reading “Expressing Your Inner Geek – Don’t Be Afraid to Be Yourself”

Parents Online – Who’s Guiding the Silver Surfers?

When the pandemic hit in March 2020, the older generation were suddenly plunged into a whole new world of technology. We don’t know about you, but at SJB our experience of this was both terrifying and entertaining. All of a sudden, there we were trying to explain alien concepts such as Zoom, internet banking and click-and-collect.