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My Illustrated Essay for the Indian Cultural Forum

This illustrated essay that I’ve created focusses on the pressing issue of sexual harassment in India. Read the first page here and then head to the Indian Cultural Forum 8 more words

Culture & Society

Buzzword time: Mindfulness

Off the back of my thoughts on yoga, I came to think about the term ‘mindfulness’. It’s thrown around so easily these days, promoted as the solution to alleviating stress and all the bad things in your life. 847 more words

Culture & Society

The Timeless Message of Judge Roy Moore

A few years from now the life and times of Judge Roy Moore will be nothing more than a footnote in American history, much like the eccentric saloon-keeper and Justice of the Peace, Judge Roy Bean (c. 796 more words

Culture & Society

President Bashar al-Assad on Arabism for the 21st Century


Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (Photo: AP)

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has given one of the most important speeches of his political career before the Arab Forum for Confronting the Zionist-US Reactionary Alliance and Supporting the Resistance of the Palestinian People, in Damascus. 299 more words

Human Rights & Justice

Peter Frankopan's history of the world

I don’t have formal academic training in history but I do love reading about it. There is a great deal we can learn about ourselves and others if we take the time to inspect our past, and it’s also full of fun facts that make for excellent dinner conversation.  538 more words

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Ideas to keep you productive

Time management, organisation, prioritisation – key words present in most job descriptions these days and generally considered mandatory in all roles. They’re easy to say but difficult to embody on a daily basis. 683 more words

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Avo-mania endures

My adoration for avocado is one of my many typical millennial attributes. At home during my teenage years, we often had avocado on toast for breakfast. 558 more words

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