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When words cannot express

BY KHADIJA KHAN
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Following the tragic sudden death of her husband, Khadija Khan discovered her creative spirit through painting. She shares her story of grief and recovery along with a sequence of beautiful images she is making and exhibiting.

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Boozeup Behaviour for Drunken Dummies

BY ELLA CLARKE
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Ella Clarke lays out the basic rules of proper etiquette in pubs, restaurants and other establishments which are licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. Based on her personal experiences gained working as bar staff, this witty and wise "dummies guide" is a sign of times.

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I'm Not A 15yr Old Boy

BY MARIE WHITE
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Marie White shares her experiences as a young musician, and teacher and mentor with The Eggtooth Project. Don't be confused by her appearance, she is not a 15yr old boy! Marie's talent, sense of humour and fearlessness have taken her from gung-ho wedding singer to major record label deal.

“I’m now proud to say, people are singing my lyrics back to me”

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Bee Wise

BY KATHERINE O'BRIEN
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Katharine O’Brien speaks about her passion for bees and all they contribute to the world.

“Learning to listen to the sound and signs of nature, I feel more in rhythm with the natural world around us!”

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How Music Has Shaped My Life

BY CAL MORGAN
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Cal Morgan shares her story about her musical family and life, and overcoming anxiety and adversity.

"You are good enough! Even if you think you're not, even if you think you've failed... You are good enough!" 

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Still I Rise

BY EMMA MOLFORD
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Emma Molford explores how women are portrayed in society.

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Body Image 2019

BY LILLY COOPER
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Lilly Cooper speaks passionately about women and their body image: the constant pressures that women face to look pretty and have an ideal body shape. She encourages women to resist mass media pressures to conform. 

"What can all of us do to support each other journey on the road to self love? I feel progress is happening and can definitely continue to happen, we just got to stick together and keep shouting that we're beautiful. Is there hope? I think there is! "

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Youth Positivity

BY MAY MAYOR
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

May Mayor talks about her enthusiasm for taxidermy and how young people are doing positive things with their time, even if they appear just to be on their phone.

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20 images (almost) 20 years

BY DEBORAH BOWNESS
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 06, 2018

Chronicling 20 highlights and a vast amount of learning from a 19-year career, Deborah Bowness reflects on influences and inspirations. For ‘Paper Trail’ Deborah takes her hand printed, hand painted, trompe l’oeil wallpapers onto the streets to create staged sets, still lives, unexpected encounters and 'a game for the soul', infusing towns and cities with poetry and wonder.

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Drawing space

BY GREIG BURGOYNE
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 06, 2018

Grieg Burgoyne suggests that we are all 'a bundle of rhythms' and, through his exploratory, playful and site-specific drawing practice invites us to reunite with lost spaces, the periphery, the other, the elsewhere.

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London Road

BY ALEX BRATTELL
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 06, 2018

"More than subject matter, I am interested in pictures as metaphors and allegories, unseen realities, delving into what Walter Benjamin called 'the optical unconscious'".

Alex Brattell takes us on a journey through time and place, through a sensitive photographic study of his neighborhood and musings about mystery and magic.

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The Troubled Double

BY ELEANORE BOOTH
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 06, 2018

"I am an identical twin existing in a society that orientates around the needs and desires of the individual".

Eleanore Booth speaks about her life as a twin, connectedness, and individuality, offering us an insight into what it means to be "a clone alone"?

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