Ending street harassment is now at the forefront of political agendas. And that is why I’m choosing to share this story today. Studying for final year exams was tough. I couldn’t focus during the days or nights. Firstly, by nature, I find it difficult to sit in one place without getting distracted, fidgeting, or getting… Read More The Night I Was Mistaken For A Prostitute
No seriously. Who would you call if you found a problem with your flat at 2am? I ask this because I had this precise problem last night. Luckily I have amazing friends, one of which came over and helped me figure it out! He asked me what my building’s management number was. My response in… Read More Who you gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS!
Around 10 minutes ago I was snuggled up in bed taking a nap. Then a thought came over me. It said I need to make a little more effort than that. I really couldn’t make much of an argument other than “it’s cold out there”, so I bounced back up, and switched the kettle on.… Read More Why I cancelled my nap
11pm. On the bus home from work. I’m questionning faith humanity, my past, my present and my future. I just want to get home, collapse and sleep it all off. In a daze, I see through the condensated glass windows, so clearly, cardboard with “Smile it’s free” painted on. A spark triggered inside of me.… Read More VIDEO: “Smile. It’s Free.” – A message from the homeless
Recently I’ve come to find myself lacking something within me. I don’t want it to come across cliché but the truth is I find myself lacking faith. I don’t know what my connection to God is, and I can’t define it. But I can tell through seeing my patience become impatience, and the weakness I… Read More Visiting temple will not fix my lack of faith
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
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