Tag: England


Two More Years of Hurt Await

David Baddiel and Frank Skinner must love the fact that ‘Three Lions: Its Coming Home’ will continue to make the charts every two years for the rest of their lives. Yet, to me, it always seems out of place. After all, the song is all about winning. Something that, sadly, England very rarely does. On…

Creative Writing


“I am the roots that grew where sari hems met England’s paved streets, Probing deeper, deeper for life, hope and, one day, belonging. I am the roots massaged with coconut oil and haldi paste by mother’s tired hands, Easing a mind knotted with sleepless nights and jobless days. I am fellow roots from distant lands…


Record temperatures point to climate change

This summer has been noticeably hot across the UK. It is something no doubt most of us will have experienced. July 2019 was one of the warmest months ever recorded. The August Bank Holiday temperatures hit 33.2C, which makes it the hottest August Bank Holiday in history. Scientists have warned we must limit warming to 1.5C to avoid…


Easter around the world

Easter is a time celebrated throughout the world by religious and non-religious people. This year, Easter Sunday falls on the 21 April. Easter, also known as Resurrection Sunday is a holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus. Nowadays, it has become much more commercialised with the Easter bunny which has folkloric origins as the symbol of…


London: where do I start?

If you aren’t local, the idea of visiting London can be daunting; there’s so much to see and do, it is difficult to know where to start. Obviously, people with different interests will want to explore different things, but there are a few sights, activities, and places that I would recommend to anyone planning a…

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