Tag : Global

KFC, Krampus and Kwanzaa: why tinsel and turkey aren’t the only ways to celebrate

11 months ago / 0 comments

Read Lily’s quick guide to how the winter season is celebrated around the globe. Here in Britain, many of us will be decorating our houses with tinsel, wrapping presents for our loved ones, and preparing to stuff ourselves with a Christmas feast on December 25th. It is naïve to imagine … Read More

Let’s make sustainability sexy

2 years ago / 0 comments

New campaign to raise awareness of sustainability in Leeds uses Leonardo DiCaprio as mascot. The campaign asks the important question: “What Would Leo Do?” Leonardo DiCaprio has been picked as the mascot for a Leeds sustainability campaign as he is the UN ambassador for climate change. He recently made a … Read More

Comment | Inequality reigns supreme

5 years ago / 0 comments

Short of a perfectly timed meteor strike in Davos last week, there was little hope for anything in the way of a real solution to global inequality at the World Economic Forum. Crammed with career politicians, the irony of some of the world’s top 1 per cent meeting to fight … Read More

Unusual Aphrodisiacs

6 years ago / 0 comments

With Strawberries and Champagne plastered on posters across shop windows and endless Groupon emails probing you to buy big boxes of chocolates for your loved one, the idea of romantic food comes to the forefront of our minds as the ‘most romantic day of the year’ approaches once again. Now … Read More