TG Escapes Blog

The latest articles from the TG Escapes team. Read on to keep up to date on the latest innovations and stories in the world of modular eco-building for education and business.

Extension Stress or Hassle Free Extra Space?

Are you one of the many British homeowners that have felt too uncertain about their job security and financial prospects during the years of recession to move house, despite your growing family’s need for more space? Perhaps the recovering economic backdrop is now...

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Some ‘thank you’s’ from our younger customers

Being thanked for the things we do, even if it is something we are being paid for, is one of the simplest yet greatest of life’s pleasures. Being appreciated is a powerful motivator in work and in life, and when the gratitude is genuine, a little goes a long way. But...

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Get Creative in Your Garden Studio

The artist, Grayson Perry, says that all of his studios hark back to his father’s shed, where the tool strewn workbench became the cockpit of a fantasy aircraft journeying to imagined lands. A place apart, where anything can happen. Somewhere peaceful for, quiet...

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SSAT Achievement Show – 26th June

The SSAT Achievement Show 2014 will be taking place next Thursday 26th June at Twickenham Stadium and The Learning Escape are excited by the prospect of getting the chance to meet those attending. We know that the SSAT is one of the most enlightening educational...

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Your Garden and What To Do in June

As we approach the longest day of the year on June 21st, the extra light and warmth is encouraging an exuberant burst of growth and providing ample opportunity to get out into your garden. Two of the most pressing gardening jobs in June are mowing and hoe-ing, as your...

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Swapping Blue Light for Sunlight

It doesn’t seem like a week goes by without some press headline warning parents about the perils of childhood tech addiction. The reality is, however, that while there is a rapidly growing field of research around the notion, it is still at the stage of empirical data...

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Inspiring Leadership Conference 2014 – 11th-13th June

The Inspiring Leadership Conference 2014 is due to take place between the 11th and 13th June at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham and we, at The Learning Escape, are delighted to be taking part. The CfBT, NAHT and ASCL have joined forces to organise a...

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A Garden Room in time for summer?

Oak before ash, in for a splash: ash before oak, in for a soak…..so say the old wives. Well, my oak was in almost full leaf before the ash started to sprout green and my glass is most definitely half full. Some may call me deluded, but I have a feeling that this...

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Make the Most of the Long Hours of Sunlight with a Garden Room

Sunlight is good for you. It’s good for your health, helping your body to manufacture vitamin D (which is essential for the effective functioning of the immune system) and to absorb calcium (keeping your bones in order). It stimulates the secretion of serotonin in the...

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Boost your creativity and walk to work in a Garden Office

Next week (12th to 16th May) is Walk to Work Week. You should give it a crack - walking is good for you on so many levels. Hippocrates deemed that “walking is man’s best medicine” whilst Nietzsche purported that “all truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.”...

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Recharging Your Creative Batteries

Did you know that the human eye is able to distinguish more shades of green than any other colour? This is believed to be related to our early ancestors’ reliance upon the colour green to locate a source of water and food: in short it represents life and is...

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Make the Most of Your Outside Space

Increasingly, educators are perceiving that a school’s grounds are potentially as important to the education and overall well-being of our children as are its buildings. Appropriate use of the outdoor space can have a dramatic impact on physical health, concentration...

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