CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT, THE ARTS

Nike Basketball | The Window

How do you pick yourself back up after what feels like a devastating loss, miss-step, or mistake made due to a lack of knowledge or experience? For many poor, underprivileged people of color who are trying to make it out, the weight of a mistake feels crushing because it can be the difference between a […]

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OPINION, POLITICS

Journalism: The New Corporatocracy

“Democracy dies in darkness.” The infamous slogan of the Washington Post highlights the importance of journalism as we become increasingly aware of how fragile our democratic institutions are. It’s a phrase quoted by Amazon founder, the newly ordained second-richest man on Earth (after being surpassed by Elon Musk), the second billionaire to go to space, […]

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EMPOWERMENT, OPINION, WOMEN'S HEALTH

Embracing Ageing

I spent the morning at a chair yoga workshop recently, talking about the effects of ageing on the body. While I’m not quite ready to get off the mat, there were definitely pointers to share with my mum and adaptations to consider when aches and pains give me a nudge (as they do nowadays). This […]

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FEMINISM, POETRY & PROSE, POLITICS

Trip

Off to Washington D.C. I go— Because I need to know about Roe. And what is it about Roe you ask?   Here is where I drop my mask.   How Great can this old country be? When it’s obvious you are not free If you can carry a pregnancy?   You can’t get pregnant? […]

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LIFE, POETRY & PROSE

Zero

Zero   I now take a bow I give what was never given And have much more   The energy never dies Even when the body connects with the floor   It transcends into the world Quiet feels like peace Not “alone”   Saturated in potential Fingers lace around the stars   Scars embellish this […]

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CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT

Keerat Kaur – a Polymath Leaning Into Herself

Keerat Kaur – a Polymath Leaning Into Herself by Ushbah Al-Ain Keerat Kaur’s work is rooted in her practice of contemplation. Kaur excels in bringing into form archetypal imagery from the formless. The depth reflected throughout her work speaks of her dedication to expansion as an artist. I first came across Kaur’s work almost a decade […]

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EMPOWERMENT, HEALTH & WELLNESS

Celebrating One Year Of The Pink Foundry

  With the aim of having skin take centre stage in our skincare routines, The Pink Foundry (TPF) borrows from rich dermatological knowledge to create effective and easy skincare products. Niloni Shah, the ‘Chief Skinthusiast’ of TPF, co-founded TPF 8 years ago with a vision to create efficacious pharmaceutical-based skincare. Niloni had the perfect set-up […]

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