Celebrating Father’s Day with UK dad bloggers

Father and son sitting in the sunshine copying each other's moves

Fathers are important role models
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With Father’s Day fast approaching, the Samuel Windsor blog team is celebrating the important role that dads play in the lives of their children, step-children and grandchildren. We asked a panel of our favourite bloggers for their unique “dad’s-eye-view” of life as a modern father. If you fancy a chuckle, here’s what our quick-witted panel had to say…

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10 Clever exam tips for students

student sitting in a cafe doing revision

Get ahead of the revision game with these tips from successful student vloggers
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Work smarter, not harder is a well used phrase, but what does it mean when it comes to study and exams? We’ve found some of the best student YouTube stars who generously share their secrets of study success and revision techniques with you, their fellow undergrads. Why not give their tips a try to see what works for you?
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The history of the Queen’s honours list

Investiture ceremonies are held in Windsor Castle or Buckingham Palace

Investiture ceremonies are held in Windsor Castle (above) or Buckingham Palace
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Across the pond, President Trump recently bestowed the USA’s highest honour, the Medal of Freedom, upon Masters winning golfer Tiger Woods. But here in the UK we have our own honours system – a tradition steeped in history that recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people. Which other country can boast its very own “fountain of honour”?

In a spirit of patriotism, we thought we’d give you a quick rundown of the main honours, where they come from, who gets one, and what to wear when you win yours.
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