This Sunday, Sana shines our Colloquium spotlight on Kayisha Payne, Founder of BBSTEM – a new organisation campaigning for balance and representation of Black individuals in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).
Take a read to learn more about this fantastic network and the mastermind behind it all… Continue reading
I remember how, yet again, I found myself googling a young girl’s name to find out what happened. I remember how my stomach turned when I read a headline:
“Justice for Asifa – An 8 year old Kashmiri infant who was kidnapped and gang raped in a Hindu temple for 8 days.” Continue reading
– Ghosting –
The practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication.
I fall both a victim and admittedly an active participant in the art of “Ghosting”. Continue reading
Just for a moment I would like you to think about how often, today, you have done something – or not done something – which was driven by the fear of what others may think of you. Continue reading
Over the last year, I’ve been thinking a lot about my personal health. It’s a “new year’s resolution” of mine to pay attention to (and hopefully improve) my personal wellness. That’s a phrase I saw a lot in 2017 – personal wellness. Continue reading
I’m 53 now, but I’m not old, right? I mean I’m sore. So sore. But I’m still young inside, right?
Okay, my knees are shot. My back is shot. My hip is shot. I’m also a bit overweight. Like a bit of a grown man overweight. And maybe another bit of a grown man. Then several other bits thrown in for good measure. The difficulty in climbing a flight of stairs is exceeded only by the impossibility of coming back down again. Knees, you see. And did I mention I’m sore? Continue reading
Tuesday 06 February was International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. After speaking to the NSPCC to get a sense of what FGM is we caught up with Jan Macleod, who works on FGM Aware with the Women’s Support Network to get a bit more insight into the issue. Continue reading
Today, Tuesday 06 February, is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation – a lengthy title, but what does it mean? We spoke to Jon Brown, Head of Impact at the NSPCC, to get a bit more information… Continue reading
No matter how much it may appear you have things together, you can never find that point of happiness and satisfaction. Why is that?
As soon as life starts going right and you’re making your way to that point of being able to put a genuine smile on your face, something in your brain says NO, putting you back in that deep abyss of sadness and self-dissatisfaction. Continue reading