Recognising that Spring has arrived shouldn’t be difficult in London, but it can be easily missed. The sound of birds tweeting throughout the day are hidden by cars and buses hurrying down busy main roads. The new flowers, so bright and delicate, are overlooked, dwarfed by tall buildings, and ignored by people hurrying about their […]
You think stop and search is a problem in London? See what people in New York have to put up with. KMT!
When you run for 18 miles your body goes through different stages. About three miles in you wonder why you’re doing this but by five miles you adjust and it’s plane sailing… until ten, when you hit a wall. You’ll recover until 15, at which point your feet scream: “I did not sign up for […]
What would you do if your friend had been stabbed? Art Against Knives and The British Red Cross have teamed up with a group of young people to co-create a film about first aid. These creative animations retell true stories of how knowledge of simple first aid steps can save a life. Being able to […]
Lucy Torbe is from Highlands School in Enfield. She is a cyber mentor for young people experiencing bullying. This short interview with Lucy, filmed at the Alan Pullinger Centre in Southgate, describes her work and the online support that’s available to the victims. As technology and social networks continue to expand their influence over our […]
The United States Embassy in central London is not the most attractive building in the city. Surrounded by metal barriers and policed by armed guards, the fortress flies all 50 state flags. Above them, a gold eagle looms over the edge of the roof, watching everything below. Security personnel take away all electronic devices. Like […]
#ANOTHERLIGHTUP by Design Indaba Trust, Faith47 and Thingking is a new initiative which incorporates public art with crowd-funding in order to build a streetlights system in South Africa’s poverty stricken Khayelitsha. The multi-storey artwork serves not only as an adornment to the area but is a visual indication: at night the wall illuminates each time […]
According to the BBC one in five teens say social media makes them feel more confident. This is important now that so many young people seem to be finding love or friendships online. I’ve had a Facebook account since I was 12. Everyone I know is the same. It’s completely normal for us to communicate […]
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