PILL IN SWEETS PACK: Stockport child sent to hospital by painkiller in Smarties

Stockport – VIJAY SHAH via ALIA ROPUN, upday, JOE ROBERTS and Metro A five-year-old English child was taken to hospital after coming across a painkiller tablet she found inside a packet of chocolate sweets, online newspaper Metro reported yesterday. The little girl,¬†Annabelle Stark, had gone out trick-or-treating for Hallowe’en with her three-year-old brother, Joel, in the northern England town of Stockport. She was given a pack of Smarties, a sweet containing chocolate covered in a sugar shell popular among children in the United Kingdom. Her mother,¬†Kayleigh Stark, gave the packets of sweets to her children as a treat, only to … Continue reading PILL IN SWEETS PACK: Stockport child sent to hospital by painkiller in Smarties

MOTHER’S DAY: A son’s loving poem

By Vijay Shah (with contribution from Arjun Shah) Today is the Sunday 10th March 2013, and here in the United Kingdom, it is designated on the calendar as Mother’s Day. It’s a once-a-year chance for sons and daughters to show extra appreciation and love for that special woman who helped bring them into the world, who clothed them, fed them and soothed them when they fell and gashed their knees in the garden. A mother is everything. She is an alarm clock, a best friend, a guide, a teacher, a helper, a shoulder to cry on, a foundation of support … Continue reading MOTHER’S DAY: A son’s loving poem