MoveFree is not your standard fitness class. It manages to pack yoga, pilates, biomechanics and movement neurology into one session. The mastermind behind this cross-practice class is Georgina Ramos, who decided to graduate from her straight-forward pilates training to utilise different movements to reach people’s specific issues. And it seems to be a good idea,… Read more
Every Friday, Fran is at Union St dishing out fresh and organic veg boxes from Regather. She explains why locally-sourced veg is the best. Q. Why get a veg box? It’s actually much easier than supermarket shopping! You tell us what you don’t like and then we source the produce for your box, prioritising what’s… Read more
Freelancing certainly has its benefits; you can work from home when a new washing machine is being delivered, start work late when you’ve had a late night and decide exactly when you’re going to do that task you’ve been putting off for ages. The downside is you are your own boss, and sometimes you make… Read more
Shopping for clothes can be a bit of a nightmare. The thought of claustrophobic changing rooms, judgemental staff and flash sales can send a shiver down the spine. The scary thing is, we see the best side of the fashion industry, on the other side there are horrific sweatshops, toxic cotton farms and environmental destruction.… Read more
Tackling the Tampon Tax: Football for #FreePeriods Tea break with Jane Watkinson, Co-Founder of AFC Unity Years of campaigning for #FreePeriods culminated on Period Pride Day 2016, a national day of action in February when many organisations around the UK simultaneously lobbied the government to remove the so-called “tampon tax”. In reply to… Read more
Keeping Up the Momentum Tea Break with Liam J Liburd, Founder of Momentum Sheffield In the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential victory, left-wingers on both sides of The Pond are despairing at the violent swing to the right we’ve seen sweeping the Western world this year. Americans voted Trump while Brits chose Brexit. And as their… Read more
Politics for Everybody? Tea Break with Charlotte Mead, Women’s Equality Party Sheffield Branch Leader In our postmillennial world of Twitter trends and trolls, issues of women’s equality are firmly back at the top of political agendas, making media headlines and sparking explosive campaigns. Women’s equality is no longer shied away from as… Read more
Sharing offices offers a cheap and nurturing environment for fledgling bosses, writes Emma Broomfield of the Sunday Times. Sian Thomas relishes the chance to start the day with a communal cuppa. After leaving a full-time job to set up her own business, she expected to miss having colleagues to bounce ideas off – and to… Read more
For many of us, yoga is a fearsome beast, clad in soft bendy fabrics and throwing weird shapes on the floor. What is crouching eagle? Why is it so bloody hard to get into? When does the zen epiphany kick in? In a world of mung bean warriors and lotus vigilantes, Leonie’s Yoga offers a… Read more
As the nights draw in, the wind picks up and the rain decides to have a party on all of us, there’s no better time to celebrate the humble pie. Saviour of tummies everywhere, pies have perhaps been underrepresented in the street food cuisine that has sprung up in recent years: but the hardworking folks… Read more
2 Apr 2016
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