Football Beyond Borders: Building resilient young women through the power of football 

The World Cup may well be underway, but an initiative by Football Beyond Borders is having far greater impact on female students. Female, Fitness, Education and Motivation (FFEM), which launched in schools in east and south London in 2015, is engaging young women in education who potentially face exclusion, using the power of football to challenge, inspire and build resilient young women. Football Beyond Borders say: “We … Continue reading Football Beyond Borders: Building resilient young women through the power of football 

London Rivers Week highlights the importance of Valuing Water

London Rivers Week kicks off today with events happening across the city including walks, talks, kayaking and even a film premiere. There are 600km (372 miles) of waterways in the capital – that’s the same as the distance between Brighton and Edinburgh. Rivers are a vital resource for wildlife and wellbeing, but waste and other pollution threaten the capital’s waterways. Otters, trout, bats, kingfishers and eels … Continue reading London Rivers Week highlights the importance of Valuing Water

Tarot Guidance for Saturday 23 June 2018: 8 of Pentacles

The card of learning, the 8 of Pentacles sees a continuation of your efforts to finesse your skills. Allocating time and energy to studying today will be time well spent. If there is something that you have brushed aside or neglected recently, now would be an opportune moment to pick up where you left off. Persistency and […] via Tarot Guidance for Saturday 23 June 2018: … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Saturday 23 June 2018: 8 of Pentacles

Photographer Mustafah Abulaziz brings insight on the world’s relationship to water

Berlin-based photographer Mustafah Abulaziz has spent more than five years exploring the world’s relationship to water. In what he envisages to be a 15-year project, Mustafah Abdulaziz plans to visit 32 countries to uncover people’s attitudes towards water. In 2011, the American photographer took on the challenge to photograph what water means to the world, how it influences various cultures and the different ways it … Continue reading Photographer Mustafah Abulaziz brings insight on the world’s relationship to water

Solar lighting helps school children in Kenya to do homework after school

Solar lighting has been a recent addition for school children on Wasini Island in Kwale county, Kenya – demonstrating how the introduction of sustainable energy can have a huge impact on learning. Just over a year ago, 15-year-old school boy Abdul Aziz could only work at night under the light of a kerosene lamp – this was costly for his family and unhealthy due to the noxious … Continue reading Solar lighting helps school children in Kenya to do homework after school

Tarot Guidance for Friday 22 June 2018: King of Wands

The appearance of the King of Wands today brings an energy of confidence, enthusiasm and drive. The King of Wands himself is a wise consul who is a born leader. Perhaps you may encounter someone of this nature today, or perhaps more likely is that you are becoming aware of this energy that exists within […] via Tarot Guidance for Friday 22 June 2018: King of … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Friday 22 June 2018: King of Wands

Deaf Rave and The Midi Music Company celebrate Make Music Day with free event at Fabric

Celebrations on the longest day of the year, otherwise known as the Summer Solstice, kick off with a day of free music events. Make Music Day is an annual worldwide celebration with free music events taking place in venues and public spaces  – from shops to libraries, bandstands to town squares and train stations. Around 120 countries are taking part in this year’s event. Among the events … Continue reading Deaf Rave and The Midi Music Company celebrate Make Music Day with free event at Fabric

Tarot Guidance for Thursday 21 June 2018: Queen of Cups

Your psychic awareness will be heightened this day – the longest of the year as Summer Solstice is honoured – signalling an opening up of your senses way beyond the “five senses”. Look out for signs and symbols in all your endeavours as they speak volumes – more than spoken or written word even. Tarot Image: […] via Tarot Guidance for Thursday 21 June 2018: Queen … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Thursday 21 June 2018: Queen of Cups

Trash collecting Samurai Warriors spread environmental message across Tokyo

A team of environmentally-conscious Samurai Warriors are helping to make Tokyo dwellers be mindful of their environment think twice before littering the city streets. Known as Gomihiroi Samurai (“Samurai Who Pick Up Litter”), these individuals dress in traditional samurai garb and pull out some slick moves whenever they spot an errant piece of sidewalk trash. Every time they make a grand appearance on the streets, … Continue reading Trash collecting Samurai Warriors spread environmental message across Tokyo