Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2012«

Not on British soil, please

March 30, 2012

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I do love a good protest. But I love a protest against a protest even more – such as tonight’s planned gathering by the Bloomsbury Pro-Choice Alliance, to counter the 40 Days for Life candlelit vigil taking place outside the British Pregnancy Advisory Service clinic in central London. The 40 Days for Life campaign aims […]

Seek, and ye shall find

March 28, 2012

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Interesting images can be found in the most mundane places. One of the things I love about photography is the potential to take simple, everyday objects and showcase them in a whole new light – morphing ordinary into extraordinary, dull into luminous. In my favourite little cranny of London – the green spaces and canal […]

Better out than in?

March 24, 2012

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Have you ever cried in front of your boss, marched past a crowd of colleagues with your skirt tucked into your knickers, or accidentally said ‘penis’ to a client? If, like me, you can answer with three yes’s, then you’ll be very familiar with this boardroom juggling feat – being professional, while also being human. […]

A tale of two vendors

March 15, 2012

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Supermarket giant Tesco’s is to create 20,000 jobs in the UK, as part of a  two-year drive to improve services and open new shops. While this may seem like good news for the unemployed youth of our wilting island, the relentless growth of these corporate chain stores always spells trouble for locally-owned retailers. Such was the […]

Who is Joseph Kony?

March 8, 2012

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If you don’t yet know who Joseph Kony is, for the love of crumpets, buy a computer. Yesterday a video named Kony 2012 grabbed the internet by the throat and spread like wildfire across multiple social media platforms, reaching millions of people. Created by Invisible Children, an American NGO, it reveals the brutal activities of […]

Email me your LinkedIn – I’ll send you a tweet, then see you on Facebook, yeah?

March 2, 2012

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Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Myspace, Friends Reunited, Tumblr, Skype – modern society is infinitely connected. Isn’t it fantastic? You’re never more than a swish of your iphone from the rest of the world. On the down side…you’re never more than a swish of your iphone from the rest of the world. I used to feel an […]