Biography of the Author Ruth Smalley

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Ruth Smalley

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    'Mummy, help me find my soul': Learning to be a mum again, to help fix her child's broken mind

    Life with schizophrenia is not easy, more so if you resent your only parent. But Valerie Liu's salvation was a mum who was ready to make amends ...
  2. Mending What Was Broken: Schizophrenia And A Mother’s Love
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    Mending What Was Broken: Schizophrenia And A Mother’s Love

    Is it ever too late to learn how to be a mother? For years, distrust and absence drove a wedge between career mum Cindy and her daughter. But when ...
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    Gibbons' hope: The city girl who gave up all to save victims of pet trade

    At 31, she runs a secret sanctuary protecting six rescued gibbons from poachers, and is fighting against the illegal exotic pet trade in Malaysia ...
  4. CNA Insider: Call Of The Wild
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    CNA Insider: Call Of The Wild

    She runs a secret sanctuary protecting six rescued gibbons from poachers, and is fighting against the illegal exotic pet trade in Malaysia fuelled ...
  5. Orchard Towers fire 4

    Fire breaks out at Orchard Towers; 60 evacuated

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    This farmer gave 600 homes cheap electricity that the power company couldn't

    At first, he was mocked for being “crazy”. But now, even the national electric company wants to buy his DIY hydro-power operation - and it all ...
  7. The farmer who gave them light: One man's dream electrifies his village
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    The farmer who gave them light: One man's dream electrifies his village

    No degree. No books or Internet. With little more than his own ingenuity and skilled hands, this farmer found a way to bring electricity to 600 ...
  8. How to buy the best ingredients at the wet market
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    How to buy the best ingredients at the wet market

    Young or old coconut milk? How should you pick the best chilli or nutmeg? Padang 'masterchef' Neni shares her wet-market tips. Because to make the ...
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    Vegetarian rendang? In Padang, an iconic dish gets a healthier update

    Reputed in her village as a 'masterchef', Neni Rahdipa cooks traditional Minang recipes the old-school way her grandma taught her - using wood ...
  10. Neni's mushroom rendang: Classic Padang food with a twist
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    Neni's mushroom rendang: Classic Padang food with a twist

    Beef rendang is perhaps Padang's best-known food. Resident Neni Rahdipa took on the challenge to create a healthier version of rendang using ...