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Hobbies, Lifestyle

Blogosphere Magazine…and something exciting

As much as we live in a tech savvy world of screens, codes and clicking sometimes you can’t beat holding pages in your hand. I’m in a deep and meaningful relationship with my Kindle Fire, don’t get me wrong, but sometimes I want to hold the weight of words in my hand and smell the pagey smell with each paragraph. I’m a bit of a magazine nerd, so imagine how CHUFFED I was to hear a couple of months ago that a new magazine written by bloggers, for bloggers was being  ...

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Culture, Events, London, Music, South, Theatre

Festival of Neighbourhood Finale at The Southbank Centre

All Summer the wonderful Southbank Centre has been running a Festival of Neighbourhood, crammed to the hilt and teeming with events, performances and workshops all linked by the theme of neighbourhood, bringing the folk and communities of London closer together. Choirs, bake sales, crafting, gardening, country dancing- you name it.  The Southbank Centre is such a beacon in the Arts world, celebrating what it is to be human and express oneself through art and community at all times, with so  ...

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Culture, Uncategorized

URGENT: find what you’re brilliant at.

Last week I was a proud part of a wonderful community arts event, which, by a happy coincidence was in my home-town. Luton gets a jolly bad rap a lot of the time. It’s a bit grey, a bit ugly, a bit chavvy and seems to only make the news during reports about gangs, terrorism or being Britain’s Shittest Town (2004). BRILL. Growing up there, however, I seemed to never really notice. What was apparent for me about my home-town was the thriving Am-Dram community. Go ahead, mock am-dram all you  ...

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Culture, Uncategorized

some people who are fanning the shit out of life

I was scrolling through my facebook and twitter feeds t’other day, and it suddenly struck me what a web of creative and wonderful people I know, who are grabbing life by the balls and MAKING STUFF, putting in some graft and reaping the benefits. I felt such a glow of pride and pretty inspired, I wanted to punch the air and LEAP shouting “YES YOU BRAVE BITCHES.” I didn’t though because I was in the office. So I thought I’d do a shoutout for some of them, and  ...

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