Ask the Expert: What Is a Social Enterprise?

Dr Hinnah Rafique | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK
Dr Hinnah Rafique

As Director of a multi-award-winning UK social enterprise I get asked this question at least few times a week and have been meaning to write this blog...

Talking About Daddy, Parties and the Past

Julia Bryson | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Parents
Julia Bryson

It's funny how kids seem to be able to sense your mood and react to it. I've had a lot of thoughts about daddy from my youngest this week, he is obviously at the forefront of her mind and she has been talking a lot about her birthday (just six days before he died) and how her dad featured in it.

31 Questions to Give Your Brain a Workout

Johnny Rich | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Tech
Johnny Rich

The result was the following. A list of what I called 'ponderables' - 31 questions that will get you thinking about some of life's unknowables. That's one a day for you for the next month. Use them to give your brain a stretch on the way to work or to shoot the breeze with colleagues.

Five Unsolicited Comments New Parents Just Don't Want to Hear

Vicki Psarias | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Parents
Vicki Psarias

Before you've even left the hospital, everyone starts offering their own supposed pearls of wisdom on what you should/should not/must not ever even contemplate doing when it comes to child-rearing. Be it your first or your fifth child, often, we just don't want to hear your thoughts unless we ask.

Successful Brands Know the Answers to These Five Questions

Maz Nadjm | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Tech
Maz Nadjm

As a marketing strategy, employee advocacy is extremely cost effective. Companies are relying on a resource they've had all along - their own employees -to increase general brand awareness and, ultimately, drive more sales.

Four Questions Before You Plan Changes and Resolutions

Susan Leigh | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

It's often the case that people make resolutions for half-baked or even unhelpful reasons. They may think they should use New Year as the opportunity to improve; after all, others are making resolutions, are wanting to lose weight, stop smoking, not drink as much so why not join in?

Bringing Meaning to My Work

Ana Tzarev | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ana Tzarev

"Why?" It is a question that others always ask of us, and that, as artists, we continually ask of ourselves. Words are a good place to begin, but so much gets lost the moment we begin to write or speak. This is why I paint.

A Glimpse Into an Artist's Life

Ana Tzarev | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ana Tzarev

Today, artists may have their cake and eat it, too. Though the importance of community to fledgling creative souls must never be devalued, we are now afforded the ability to grow and strengthen our work through the support of an international network

The Disaster

Danielle Lowe | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

I now no longer feel comfortable using after I received threats and abuse that lead me to want to end my own life. I don't know whether they were doing it as some sick joke, they knew me personally or just hurl abuse at 'the twitter left'.

A Million Miles Away...

Alex Ford | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK
Alex Ford

For me it sums up my tour in Afghanistan. In the picture I am hot, sweaty; covered from head to foot in protective gear; helmet, glasses, body armour, blast pants, gloves, boots... carrying my rifle, ammunition, equipment, food, water.

Choosing A University And Choosing A Path In LIfe

Josh Taerk | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Josh Taerk

At the end of the day you're head can mess you up sometimes, constantly planning and making fall back plans for your fall back plans. When it comes to making decisions for yourself, you can never go wrong listening to your heart.

BEAT THE WEEK: Huff Post UK's News Quiz

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK

From bonfires to election fever, the last seven days have been a whirlwind of Obama headlines, jungle high-jinx and ever-furrier moustaches (it is 'Mo...

Facebook Wants to Know if You Think Obama's a Muslim

Stephen Canning | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Tech
Stephen Canning

My girlfriend was spending the evening on Facebook (evidently far more interesting than talking to me) and she was prompted by Facebook to fill in a survey. This was an official survey which appeared in the top half of page above the newsfeed and not just a link from an advertiser.

Google's Biggest Questions, Answered

thesophie | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK Comedy

What are society's biggest questions? Is God real? Is Climate Change going to kill us all? Is freedom a right? Not according to autocomplete.

Explaining Difficult Events to Young Children on The Anniversary of 9/11

Rachel McClary | Posted 10.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel McClary

There are many difficult things in life and we can't always shield our children from those things. I think it's important to help children to ask questions about things that are difficult to understand, we may not always have the answers, but maybe that in itself helps children see that some things in life are hard to explain, even for grown ups.

Ask a Blogger - The Interrogation of Crystal Jigsaw

Mammasaurus | Posted 16.10.2011 | UK

'Ask A Blogger' is mini-interrogation. A few short, simple questions that will be put to a different blogger each week; experienced and newbies alike!

Exclusive Video: Dannii Minogue Asks, Kylie Minogue Answers | Posted 08.10.2011 | UK Style

Hurrah! Here's the third and final set of questions from your good selves, via Dannii Minogue for Kylie. (And just in case you missed the first and...

Do News Media Ask Themselves the Wrong Questions?

Marcus Moore | Posted 23.09.2011 | UK
Marcus Moore

WHAT, when, where, which, why and how. But which of these interrogative words interests you most, dear reader? And why?