‘People tend to be overly optimistic about their relative standing on any activity in which they do moderately well.’ – Daniel Kahneman (Thinking, Fast and Slow) So, today the 27th May 2019 we here in the UK have woken up to the results of the European Parliament elections that took place on Thursday. Like I always do I get my news, not from the BBC or other main stay media outlets, but from Twitter. I’m a Green Party member and have been involved in a few elections since I j
On the 7th July 2018, an event was organised in Brent in preparation for Tump’s visit on the 13th July in London. The event was organised by Brent Central Labour Party and supported by Brent Stop the War Coalition, Brent Stand Up to Racism, Brent Momentum, Brent Green Party and Brent Trades Council. Speakers included Cllr Muhammed Butt (Leader, Brent Council), Sabby Dhalu (National Co-Convenor, Stand up to Racism), Ian Hodson (McStrike/ President, Bakers, Food and Allied Wor
On the 6th November 2017 Triyoga held a symposium at their Camden branch, discussing ‘The Diversity Problem in Yoga’. Some yoga teachers in studios such as Triyoga have found themselves looking around their classes, not seeing the same diversity that they see on the streets of London. The panel included Jonathan Sattin, Dana Falsetti, Corrie, Ananda Preace, Isa-Welly Locoh-Donou and Frederique Sardaise, who each spoke about the reasons this might be so (find out more about th
It has slowly dawned on me that one of the obstacles standing in the way of human beings finding peace is, among other things, that it is boring. Allow me to highlight some recent observations that may further illuminate what I mean. First, I have a girlfriend who has had some really shabby relationships. Going through the mill with yet another unsuitable suitor, we had a discussion about what a healthy, happy relationship might look like. Be like. Feel like. Her conclusion?