Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded view of the news by collating stories from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top news stories. Rotherham council cover up child abuse. Authorities… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Bringing you a rounded view of the news by collating stories from various publications and broadcasters, and sharing my opinion on this week’s top news stories. Journalist James Foley killed by extremists. On… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Updates: My Views

Wednesday’s Weekly News Update: My Views Many of today’s front pages pay tribute to the iconic actor Robin Williams who has died at the age of 63. On Monday 11th August, Williams was… Continue reading

Wednesday’s World News Update: My Views

Boris Johnson says he will ‘in all probability’ stand as MP at the 2015 general election. My most memorable Boris moments are when he hosted the Olympics, banned alcohol on public transport, and… Continue reading

Men’s Reproductive Machine

Beyonce’s song lyrics ‘Who Run the World? Girls’ is often chanted by women around the world. But the lyrics are a far representation of reality. With recent statistics revealing a low percentage of… Continue reading

End Sexual Violence in Conflict: Global Summit

We are constantly hearing or reading about women who have been violated. It was therefore encouraging to see masses at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence uniting with the hope and aim… Continue reading

Bring Back Our Girls

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rL8p690EYSE As part of my dance class, we discuss issues girls face. One of the biggest issues is the right to education so we joined in with the #BringBackOurGirls campaign with the hope… Continue reading

Stop in your tracks

Look at the picture above. Let’s say the stones are metaphorical of your inner emotions, desires, and dreams. Do you see the horizontal, wooden panels that resemble the steps of a ladder? The… Continue reading

The Real Reasons for UKIP’s Rise

Culminating aggression, racism, sexism and Islamaphobia begs the question: why has the UK Independence Party’s popularity increased? Immigration and welfare are the two major issues concerning the nation. After the triple recession, the… Continue reading

Politics, People and Power

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMTn8StxxU4 On many recent discussion and debate shows, young people have aired the same concerns – that the government is neither for them, with them or about them. Disengaged in politics because of… Continue reading

International Women’s Day

Hello everyone! Happy Women’s Day! Here is a video of my talk at Havering’s International Women’s Day. This year, I am dedicating International Women’s Day to my aunt who passed away yesterday after… Continue reading

Big Fish, Small Fried Town

Yes, that’s right. Big fish, small fried town not big fried fish, small town. This week, I visited the beautiful city of Bristol where small shops line the clean streets and although the… Continue reading

One Street, the State Welfare, a Nation in Uproar

One of the questions on BBC Question Time was: Is Benefits Street an example of “Broken Britain” and what can be done to stop people living off of the state. Channel 4’s Benefits… Continue reading

A Thousand Splendid Suns

‘A Thousand Splendid Suns that hide behind her walls’; Laila and Mariam that hide behind her walls. The title of the novel ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ written by Khaled Hosseini is taken from… Continue reading

Speaking out on Cyrus

Speaking out on Cyrus and even commenting on the Miley Cyrus situation has taken me a while because, apart from the fact I prefer to refrain from being judgemental, I have been torn… Continue reading

Chemical Reaction: One Minute Read

The body experiences many chemical reactions. These are often called emotions. Anger is a common emotion. Sometimes we feel angry when somebody jumps the queue because it is a pure injustice. Sometimes we… Continue reading

Michael Clark Company: Triple Bill

Michael Clark Company, Barbican, London: review As a novice to abstract dance, the Michael Clark Company: Triple Bill held at the Barbican Centre was contemporary and captivating. As though watching quartet notes coming… Continue reading

Atif Aslam: the King of Rock ‘n’ Romance

Atif Aslam is an international, renowned Bollywood and Hollywood pop sensation who has wowed audiences with his unique voice and spectacular stage presence. I met the king of rock and romance to find… Continue reading

LFW Fashion International SS14

With a backstage pass to this year’s London Fashion Week Fashion International opening show, I had the chance to see the organisation of the big night, take pictures of the show-stopping catwalk, get… Continue reading

Stargazing

If my neighbour peered out of her window right now, she would think I am crazy, But I am doing what one should experience at least once in one’s life; I am star-gazing.… Continue reading