Whether you’re after sun, sea and sand, adventure in the outdoors or a cultural city break, there’s more to consider for a holiday than just the destination. But how many of you research the country’s economy, attitude towards wildlife or crime levels first? There’s a dark side to tourism, but unfortunately most will turn a… Continue reading The dark side of tourism
I’m sure almost everyone reading this has a favourite number – mine is 6. It hasn’t been particularly lucky for me, but it sure crops up a lot in my life. Some people believe numbers can reveal a lot about ourselves, but can they determine our destiny? Can numbers be used to predict our future?… Continue reading Can numbers determine our destiny?
August 5th, the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. A much-anticipated spectacle, where sporting elite will showcase their skills, in exchange for medals, accolades and adulation. However, sportswomen find themselves having to compete in far more than their chosen sport, they’re also competing for equality. Most often the debate focuses on equal pay, but… Continue reading Competing for equality: Sportswomen’s fight for a fair playing field
Summer is finally here and with that so are proms, weddings and general get-togethers to enjoy the sunshine whilst it lasts. So what to wear? Well, it’s too hot for your favourite little black dress and black tie is ever so formal. Why not try going blue? Blue suits are smart and on trend (our… Continue reading New finds and block colour … blue is the new black
Well there it is, we voted Brexit, but why are so many people still unhappy? Put simply, the result is way too close. It is almost a 50/50 split, meaning whatever happens next, half the voting population are going to be put in a situation they voted against. Many are calling for a more conclusive… Continue reading Post Brexit: Get off social media, get on the streets
We’re heading ever closer to one of the most important decisions our generation will face, but instead of being presented with facts, both sides are guilty of pushing propaganda. The result will shape our lives for decades to come, but constant bickering over the economy and immigration, overshadows the many other factors we should be… Continue reading EU: Should we stay or should we go?
We may live in the 21st Century, but unfortunately there is still a stigma attached to depression. It’s an illness that can completely envelope someone’s life, yet is rarely talked about and often misunderstood. It’s worrying that a condition the Royal College of Psychiatrists claims to affect 1 in 5 people is swept under the… Continue reading Depression in the digital age
Public transport, it’s the enemy of many; friend of few. How nice would it be to get through one commute without wanting to scream at total strangers for not following the rules? What rules you may ask? Well, if you’re unaware that there are rules, I suggest you start walking to work and don’t set… Continue reading The do’s and don’ts of the daily commute