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Made in Bangladesh

Made in Bangladesh. Age: 22 I'll start off, I have a problem with this. Why? Is this feminism? Is it oppression? Is it being opportunistic of a horrible event? Is it bad representation of...
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PGL with the Youth Committee

The SE1 United Youth Committee including myself (as a responsible adult) went on a three day team building residential to PGL (Parents Get Lost). The trip consisted of obstacle challenges, competitive games,...
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Group work! (Yay)

The first task of my assignment is set and it's group work. I always thought this was going to be a challenging aspect of higher education, having to rely on each other to get the work done. Sometimes it's...
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2 weeks into uni

Two weeks into my first year of university. So far i like it. I'm excited for the next three years, I've still got my worries, but for the most part, i know I've made the right decision for me. So let me...
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April Challenge: Blessing

One of the Parthenon/Elgin marbles at the British Museum.Iris - The statue would have had wings, as Isis was a messenger god and also the personification of the rainbow. I'm currently doing a research...
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Made in Lambeth auditions!

I've been peer-mentoring on an events project for the past couple of months SE1 United in partnership with Brook and YOS. It's similar to the Udderbelly Academy but a little bit shorter and so far...
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Lillian Bassman

Since this is a cultural blog of all things arts, culture and life. I thought I'd share with you my favorite artists. Lillian Bassman, an American photographer. Her works are breathtakingly beautiful....
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A Season in the Congo

Within 3 hours, we were freshly educated, immensely entertained, and passionately overwhelmed. We felt the emotion, the drive, the humour, excitement, and sheer magnitude of the meaning behind the story....
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The Alchemists #1

So for the last two weeks, i've been an Alchemist - as part of the Festival Makers at the Southbank Centre for young people - Here we are - Photo by Yemisi Blake The whole of the Southbank centre (SBC) was...
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HYPERLINK

So last night I went a private launch of the Hyperlink Festival hosted in the Tanks at the  Tate Modern. Which officially starts today! 26th April until 28th April.  Hyperlink is a free festival with various...
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Anoushka Shankar Traveller

For the past few weeks, i have been part of the festival makers at the Southbank Centre, and for the current festival, i am now an Alchemist, (I'll tell you about that later) . I was lucky enough to go to many...
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Aakash Odedra: Rising

So I watched a performance by Aakash Odedra, Rising, at the Purcell room at the Southbank Centre during the Alchemy festival.  Odedra is a contemporary south Asian dancer trained in classical Khathak and...
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It’s World Poetry Day!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1zpX4R33CA   Pretty amazing huh? Any thoughts? I came accross this years ago, i didn't realize that it was written by a young person, the film it was also created...
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A view from the Hungerford Bridge

I love walking on the Hungerford Bridge, and looking across the river, the view is never the same. I walked across it yesterday whilst it was snowing, and it was like a weird dream and the view from the...
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It’s National Apprenticeship Week!

Good news for apprentices in London this week, Boris has just announced a new concessionary travel scheme for apprentices. We can get 30% off adult travelcards! The new scheme will come into effect in...