February 27, 2017

As I woke up this morning, before even saying good morning to my loved ones or embracing my kettle for the all important first cuppa of the day, I found my self in my usual morning ritual of reaching for my phone to scroll my social media. Instead of an Adonis like hus...

February 24, 2017

It's Black History Month in America right now and the same event takes place in the UK throughout October, but why is black history limited to a month? As a young black male Calum has been musing on the subject. 

During my time in education I learnt about white his...

February 23, 2017

There are many known differences between the US and the UK: coffee vs. tea, driving on the right vs. driving on the left, fries vs. chips, etc... Whether you spend a week or a few months in London there are some less common differences you’ll start to notice: refrigera...

February 15, 2017

From the time I was born to the present day I have always had to contend with two cultures whether I was aware of it or not. My parents were not born in England and came to England in the 1960s as young adults – they followed the Windrush Generation an initial wave of...

February 15, 2017

Is technology affecting our health or is it improving it? With our heads down, constantly looking at a screen and lights ablaze from either a laptop, tablet or a smartphone reflecting our latest findings on Google, tech is constantly at the tip of our fingers. So, is i...

February 13, 2017

In episode 6 of series 11, our star guest Ellie Goulding states in response to a question about body image “before it was the pressure to be skinny and now it is to have curves”. 

Throughout the decade’s people have been influenced by external factors but with the...

February 7, 2017

Last time I got a haircut, the hairdresser and I talked extensively about squatting – no, not the exercise, but the act of occupying an unused building. That’s how he got into cutting hair, he told me - by experimenting on his squat-mates – they lived in an abandoned w...

February 3, 2017

Liar liar pants on fire, half way up the telephone wire. People assume that lying is bad, however is a part of our lives. I’m sure everyone remembers that friend at primary school who told overly elaborate stories, (a personal favourite: ‘My swimming lessons are in a p...

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