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Life's swerves and soothing the soul

BY SIMON HALL
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Simon Hall is a tutor in Business, Creative Writing, Media, and Presentation Skills, A Journalist of 25 years' experience, mostly with the BBC, across radio, TV and online and an author, with seven novels published. 
At the age of 50, he found life events forced him to make some changes and describes here how he soothes his soul.

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Creating an Alternative Tourist Guide to Japan

BY CHRIS LOUGHLAN
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Chris Loughlan is CEO Cambridge Institute for Innovation. Working with a range of organisations in the UK on innovation strategy, skills and evaluation. He is concerned about the impact that tourism has on the world and is in the process of creating an alternative guide to Japan in time for the Rugby World Tour and the 2020 Olympic Games.  

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A Life Lived with Passion and Purpose

BY JUSTIN MILES
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Justin Miles is an adventurer, explorer, speaker, award-winning author, educator, and advocate for universal education provision. 

After a car accident that left him having to re-learn basic functions from walking to talking, he set  about turning his dreams of adventuring into reality and has tackled adventures and expeditions in polar, mountain, jungle and desert regions.

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Living with OCD

BY RICK SMITH
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Rick Smith is a product engineer who lives with OCD. He explains how OCD feels to those who experience it and why he is involved in a charity that is working towards getting more effective treatment for those who need it. 

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The Rise of the Independent

BY CARRI PAVITT
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Carri Pavitt loves the unique flavour that independent businesses give to the streets of Cambridge UK. She talks about her favourites and what makes them so special. 

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Unintended Consequences: Photographs, People and Places

BY LUCY TUCKER
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Lucy Tucker talks about finding the unexpected beauty in people, photographs and places. 

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Creating a unique Dress Code

BY ANDY BOOTHMAN
@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Andy Boothman, an experienced graphic designer, was inspired by a computer glitch to create designs for a range of high quality shirts. Not content with designing them he dived into a whole new world of manufacturing and retailing - all while keeping his established business running.  Andy shares the experience of wearing two hats and all that was involved in getting Dress Code Shirts up and running. 

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Refugee summer 2015: Pitstop on the Balkan Route

BY SINA STIEDING
@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

During Sina Stiedingt's hitchhiking trip in the Balkans, she found herself at an unlikely address: the UNHCR Refugee camp in Gevgelija, Macedonia.

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Tech Art - Creative endeavours in a games industry:  where art and code meet

BY ROBERT VAN DUURSEN
@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

Robert van Duursen speaks about his adventure in the games industry and his creative endeavours.

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Anchovies, Raisins and Toast

BY ROBERT GOOD
@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

'What is Art?' Robert Good takes a refreshingly alternative approach to an old problem with a selection from over 3,000 definitions of 'Art' compiled from the furthest corners of the internet.

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Volunteer Your Way to the Top

BY NAILY MAKANGU
@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

It is a well-known fact that the unemployment rate, especially amongst young people, is higher than it's been in years. As such, developing a wider range of skillset is invaluable in order to set yourself apart and provide you with more opportunity. Naily Makangu shares her experience of how she has used volunteering to carve a unique career path whilst at the same time making an impact in her community.

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Parkinson's & the Tango Effect: my Year on the Dance Floor

BY KATE SWINDLEHURST
@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

Kate Swindlehurst shares her story of her diagnosis of Parkinson's, how it changed her life, and the impact of Argentine tango on her experience of the disease.

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