Tonight I went to a Persian poetry recital tonight hosted by the British Institute of Persian Studies and City’s Iranian society. Listened to some traditional and contemporary poetry by Rumi, Hafez to Aminpour and a Sitar performance by musician Anoosh Jahanshahi. Though I was looking forward to the event, but didn’t expect the impact it… Read More Persian Poetry: Finding What’s In Our Heart
What is the true cost behind the products we are consuming? Besides price tags, there is a cost we fail to see: the cost to the people working in dangerous conditions to create those products. Over 1,000 were killed in the collapse of a clothes factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, this year. This is not a… Read More What is “The True Cost”? Q&A with Film Director Andrew Morgan
Here are the wishes we collected at Cally Festival! I may not have been able to solve wishes but the purpose of this project, is to offer some guidance to make you feel empowered, inspired and motivated to drive change in this world – both in terms of your personal life, and those around you.… Read More What would you wish for? 55 wishes revealed at Cally Fest!
Thank you to each and every person who visited our “Knowledge is Power” stall yesterday. Wishes that left on our wishtree were incredibly moving and I hope the day has given some inspiration and motivation. We are gathering up the wishes as we speak and will be posting responses soon! If you would like to… Read More Thank you for visiting us at Cally Festival
Hello! We’re super excited be out today with the Cally community to celebrate Cally Festival. Make sure you visit our stall and make a wish on our Knowledge is Power wish tree. We will also be giving live updates throughout the day on: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sliceofsimplicity Twitter: @rima246 #paperairplaneproject #callyfest #knowledgeispower Get in touch! Here’s some… Read More Launched: Paper Airplanes at Cally Festival!
I dream of the day my child asks: What was starvation? The dream is within reach: we can be the generation to end hunger. But we have to do a few things to get there, simple things… Over 45,000 went to the “Big If” festival in Hyde Park to encourage the G8 to tackle to… Read More PHOTO edition: What we must do to end hunger
#PAP 1; The Cally Festival London. That place where small town people are overwhelmed by the “City life”. Business men and women talk only when on their phones, too preoccupied to notice other people’s existence even as they run past one another on the tube. Tall bulky buildings of top shot corporations breed robots through… Read More #PAP 1: The Cally Fest