The fact that the only candidate rejected for the Channel 4 board was a black woman (the other four candidates were white men) has sparked outrage acr...
Acknowledging the design of the Christmas jumper creates a shared experience of festive consumerism, allowing the jumper to supersede the material and enter the intangible and quasi-sanctified realm of celebration. This new hyperreality is a joyous state that plain knitwear is simply incapable of rendering.
With the rise of budget airlines and more affordable air travel prices, you can now go anywhere in the world at the drop of a hat. Unfortunately, despite its many positives this 'travel globalisation' has created its own problems.
I sometimes fool myself into believing that I am a prototypical refugee; if there is any such thing. More than two thirds of my life, I have happened ...
I started travelling properly when I was about 18 and was never able to stop, people would always tell me to settle down, stay still, stay in a job, stay HERE, but I didn't want to. I still had my call to adventure, I still needed to go out there and find what it was I wanted to do, what my purpose was
Everyone loves to be acknowledged and validated - theories of psychological development show that this is how children assimilate a sense of self and develop into healthy, socially-functioning adults.
It is sometimes hard to judge what counts as positive, educated influence, and what strays into the territory of appropriation, but it is an extremely important distinction to make.
In truth, there were lines we weren't allowed to cross, not so much because The Star had any particular moral compass or even because the powers-that-be were afraid of getting sued. It was more a matter of sales: there were certain stories people simply didn't want to read.
Bono seems to have a particular gift for showing up in places where he's not overly welcome. A few years back it was our iTunes libraries after Apple unceremoniously foisted 'Songs of Innocence' upon the unsuspecting ears of millions of their customers. Now, it's atop a glittering stage at the Glamour awards ceremony, following in the footsteps of his illustrious predecessor Caitlyn Jenner, as the magazines ironic choice for 'Woman of the year'.
On my Facebook feed, at my workplace and at the events I go to - I haven't seen a single Trump supporter. Same goes for my colleagues and friends. ...
Taking notice of details within life; being curious, observing small gestures and moves happening between bodies, enjoying small moments is key to my wellbeing. And this is actually crucial for my work, because this is where my creative ideas come from. I need this time.
When do we make the transition from childhood to adulthood? Is it when we turn sixteen? Eighteen? Twenty-one? On most airlines you're considered an ad...
Feeling slightly nervous, I tuned into the first episode and was instantly drawn back into the narrative as though thirteen years had not passed. We were guided back into the characters' lives in a way that felt natural with just the right amount of nostalgia.
As The buzzword of the moment, one has to ask oneself what is the true meaning of sustainability? In a nutshell, it is a systemic shift in culture towards the triple bottom line; that is, putting planet and people on a level playing field with profit when it comes to innovation.
The world is an increasingly complex place. Traditional institutions designed to hold together society have lost the authority they once had. Public trust in government, the financial sector and brands is at an all-time low. Racial division, climate change, inequality and terrorism dominate headlines.
In July, the British Museum controversially decided to renew its sponsorship deal with BP for a further five years, a decision that will keep the branding of big oil splashed onto the museum's walls while around the world, the impacts of climate change intensify.