19 May 2016
 A book documenting the lives of women in Britain escaping domestic abuse.

A book documenting several issues in Indonesia surrounding FGM, domestic abuse, sharia law and abortion.

Commuting in London led me to buy a Kindle, and despite my reservations it was the best purchase I could have made.

My dad gave me my first book when I was young; ‘Restaurant at the end of the Universe’ by Douglas Adams and I immediately fell in love. Reading became my escape from school and personal life and the feeling of holding a book in my hands was part of the experience.
The simple act of turning a page and coming close to the end was exhilarating and made me feel like I had accomplished something. Placing books on my bookshelf not only became a ritual but also became my personal trophies and a way to show off, “look how many books I have read”.
When the Kindle first came out my initial thoughts turned to reminiscing about my worn out books and how much I loved the smell and feeling of pages. I hated the idea of my kids growing up in a world that replaced my fond memories of childhood with technology and light up screens.
The evolution of the digital world happened over night and somehow managed to replace playing in the snow with the new iPad or building dolls houses with the Sims. I was afraid of loosing my past instead of embracing the future, so I insisted I would never buy or use a Kindle.

Practice yoga in the sky at Europe’s tallest building, The Shard whilst admiring 360 degree views of London.


At 1,000ft immerse yourself in a one hour session of yoga, a perfect start to your day and a once in a lifetime experience. Set just five minutes from London Bridge Station, step off and up 72 floors into a world distant from our everyday lives. This class lets you connect with your practice away from the hustle and bustle of London life and is open to beginners and advanced practitioners.