Day: November 24, 2016

The Stress of Being Poor “Makes You Ill”

The Stress of Being Poor “Makes You Ill”

The constant stress of being poor really does make you ill, a new study found. Being on the bottom rung of the social ladder can alter the body's immune system so it goes into overdrive and starts attacking the body by causing inflammation.  The findings may help explain why the ...

Overcoming Your Gym Fears

Overcoming Your Gym Fears

We are all guilty of making gym excuses. Right now I’m sat at my desk dreaming up logical reasons why I can’t go this evening. And with the darker evenings and colder weather, it’s probable I’ll be making even more of them. But the excuses don’t just stop there. They ...

Review: Limoz Logli Hair Salon

Review: Limoz Logli Hair Salon

By Courtney Greatrex  After visiting Limoz Logli’s salon in Chelsea, I was lost for the words to describe how I felt about the experience. So in a moment of desperation, I turned to Google to hunt for a quote. When I found so many clichés I was about to give ...

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Beer of the Week – Fierce Beer Co. ‘Cranachan Killer’

Strength: 5.5% Brewed: Aberdeen, Scotland Since launching their first proper brewery earlier on this year, Scotland’s Fierce Beer Co. has become intensely prolific. Having produced over 50,000 litres of beer within the past six months, the brewery offers a whopping core range of ten beers amongst some limited edition offerings and collaborative ...

Why Grass Could be a Green Alternative to Fracking

Why Grass Could be a Green Alternative to Fracking

They say that the grass is always greener on the other side, but in this instance they could be right! An eco pioneer says he has found the answer to Britain's growing energy needs by making gas from grass. Dale Vince claims the ultra-green technology is a viable alternative to fracking and could ...

Our Short Film About Being Genderqueer

Our Short Film About Being Genderqueer

Just as I was finalising our Kickstarter Campaign for BURN, my team’s short film about a genderqueer woman struggling with her bisexual partner and her Trinidadian father, Sita Balani published “Is it time to say goodbye to the non-binary in gender?” in Open Democracy. After reading it, to say that ...

Kurumba's beaches

Tips to find a cheaper holiday in 2017

Are you aware of all the tips on how to book yourself a cheaper holiday?   Get cheap flights Make sure you delete your browsing history before you book your flights. Many sites track cookies on your browser and increase the prices of flights each time you visit the site. ...