Tag: positivity

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Dreaming is believing

According to the Ancient Greek philosopher, Aristotle, “hope is a waking dream”. To this day, his comment still rings true. The recent onset of a new variant of Covid has cast a dark spell over the UK, a time of extreme restriction on the hospitality sector with only essential travel permitted. The solution is an…

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Seize the day and smile

Today is the day that Chris and I receive applications for the next Editor-in-chief and Deputy Editor of Concrete. I have to say that being Deputy Editor of this award-winning paper has been an incredible, life changing experience.  Not only have I made amazing, supportive friends, I have grown so much as a person and…

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Find the good amidst the gloom

‘The battle to feed humanity is already lost.’ That’s the cheerful assessment of a book called The Population Bomb, which was published in the 60s. It concludes we in the western world will have starved to death by the early 80s. Now a UN report published this month underlines 2018’s ‘increased number of intense hurricanes…

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Fad diets: harmful or harmless fun?

So, as I’m writing this, the new year is fast approaching, and everyone is walking around in a bleary eyed, cheese filled daze as we all try and work out where on earth 2018 has gone and what on earth we’ve all achieved in the past 364 days or so. One of the easiest points…

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