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Cullen Smith discusses the secret gifting of books on the tube
We’re no longer passionate about a book that changed our lives or allows us to escape reality for a while. We read to pass an exam or to complete an essay. Perhaps it’s just not in our lifestyle now to even contemplate picking up a block of paper bound together. Schools simply shove piles of […]
Award-winning author Alex Wheatle stated in an article for The Guardian that he believes reading children’s books can help tackle knife crime. This was in response to the recent stabbing of Myron Yarde, a 17-year-old musician from south London. Wheatle feels very strongly about knife crime especially with regards to young people. Wheatle spent most […]
You have probably heard your teachers or parents tell you ‘reading is good for you!’. This may be followed by a monstrously big volume of Charles Dickens or Shakespeare being pushed onto your lap. However, while it is perfectly ok to not enjoy reading classic literature that does not mean you should turn up your […]
I step into the wardrobe among the thick winter coats, their soft fur rubbing against my face. Going further in I find a second row of coats hanging behind the first, and yet another. I keep my hands outstretched in the darkness, expecting to finally reach the back of this enormous wardrobe, but instead find […]
BMEs still have disadvantages in employment; Friederike Schmiedeskamp reports
Jesica Alonso reports on how technology may be helping to make the world safer
Samuel Fuller explores why youth culture is in love with this unique form of...
Max Ferreira talks about his experience at a training centre in Highgate for people...
Nyron Redhead explores the need to learn about healthy relationships from a young age
Samuel Fuller explores why young people are wiser than we thought
Joe Marshall infiltrates a new breed of dance party
A poem by Andreea about a broken heart