FANFARE As we wash our hands of 2016 and welcome the new year with excitement, hope and resolutions aplenty, it seems to be the perfect time for trying new things and embracing fresh opportunities. From signing up to gym classes to ticking off calendar days in the pursuit of a Dry January, it’s a time… 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
Adding the final ingredient to the new five-day line up, Chris Hale is getting everything prepared for his debut at Union Street’s Pop-Up Café. If he looks familiar, it’s because he probably is… Chris took a bit of Yorkshire flair right to the MasterChef 2016 quarter finals, wowing the judges and viewers alike with his… Read more
We are surrounded by world foods these days. We’re spoilt for choice in fact, with everything from Korean Kimchi to Mexican Mole vying for a turn to tempt our taste buds as never-ending waves of exotic flavours hit our towns. We Brits have never shied away from new tastes, however, there are some cuisines that… Read more
Slaaw It’s mid-July and just when we were about to give up all hope of ever removing our waterproofs, the summer has finally decided to show its face with an apologetic shrug of the shoulders and a few days of blissful sunshine. Across the city, people are inspired to ditch the hot dinners and indulge… 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
These days it can seem like ‘Mindfulness’ has become the latest buzzword. We know it means something about being in the moment, but we’re a little hazy on the details. Management gurus are fond of flinging the phrase about, and someone somewhere at a trendy party right now is swearing it worked wonders for them and… 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
2 Apr 2016
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