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Breadline Challenge - Final Day

I had intended to write everyday during the breadline challenge but once I hit Wednesday, I was suffering from mid challenge slumps. The day was a bit of struggle; I had low energy levels and lacked focus at work, and the rest of week remained similar. 587 more words

Breadline Challenge

History Personal Statement 2

Tiong Suet Wei is currently a first year undergraduate reading BA in History in the London School of Economics and Political Science. This personal statement was part of her successful application to the… 756 more words

University Application

Experts react: EU progress reports 2015

On 10 November, a month later than usual, the European Commission released its annual reports on the progress achieved by EU candidate and potential candidate countries. 5,213 more words


The FoodCycle Breadline Challenge is here...

It’s so easy to just spend £2.50 on a cup of coffee or a slice of cake, without a lot of thought, especially in London. It doesn’t seem like a lot of money, but for many this is the sort of amount of money they have to spend on an entire day’s food. 363 more words

Breadline Challenge

An Alternative Perspective on Africa Rising

Listen again

Is Africa’s growth trajectory overhyped? Is it as Omidyar Network’s Ory Okolloh call, ‘a fetishisation’ over some of the continent’s development achievements at the heavy expense of turning a blind eye to the weighty issues? 675 more words

Gender & Development

New city, new home and new beginnings

Hello everyone!

I am very sorry for the lack of blog posts and updates this months – things have been quite hectic and I was busy moving out of Berlin and carrying all my personal belongings, piles of books and electronic equipment over to London. 585 more words

Culinary Experience