One of the biggest outbreaks this year has been opening the barriers on mental health. Throughout 2017, we’ve had the Royal Family, celebrities, charities and citizens coming forward about the sensitive issues. In Britain, we’ve seen more investment in mental health across the country and a willingness to address this issue which confronts so many… Read More Mindfulness on mental health
Hey all 🙂 I’m doing the Bromsgrove Fun Run 2017 this Sunday with Mary. We’re raising money for Bloodwise – an incredible charity that helps fund research for those with blood related illnesses. Here’s our JustGiving page for anyone who’s feeling generous: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/asra-and-mary-s-last-minute-run?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=fundraisingpage&utm_content=asra-and-mary-s-last-minute-run&utm_campaign=pfp-share
Let’s scroll back a few days in the calendar. Tuesday 18th April 2017. It’s the first day back after the bank holiday and like most of my colleagues, I thought I’d just have a nice easy week after working solidly and catching up throughout Parliamentary Recess. Apparently not. It’s already mad busy and now I… Read More Snap Election 2017
Kings Cross… known to be loud, a history of drug dealing and prostitution – especially during the 60s/70s… but this place has a really close place in my heart. Embedded in the heart of Camden, I’ll never forget this region which reminds me of why I love London so much. I thought living walking distance… Read More Kings Cross
Two days ago it was International Women’s Day. Millions of people, both men and women took the opportunity to post about it on social media and declare their support for women all over. Whilst it’s great to have a day to embrace women, I’m definitely the type of person to preach for every day to… Read More How far have we come?
“That great must be the difference between a Mrs Weston only half a mile from them, and a Miss Taylor in the house” – excerpt from Emma, Jane Austen Friendship is a beautiful thing. I remember watching a film when I was younger about the meaning of it – all things always come down to… Read More The power of friendship
From the gloomy, grey skies, to the dark, hidden, secretive codes, Florence is a magical, puzzling place. The secretive codes, enchanting buildings and the mysterious atmosphere are enough to confirm that Florence, is always almost an excellent idea. Some reasons why I left parts of me in Florence.. Inside the famous Dumuo – we took… Read More Florence for the evening (preferably).