Despite common misconceptions, crochet is a craft that appeals to people of all ages. It has been practised for many years throughout the generations and offers numerous positive health benefits as well as its endless creative possibilities. Perhaps counter-intuitively, the hobby is now enjoying a resurgence in popularity due to
As we celebrate International Women’s Day with a series of features, Women’s Editor Lara Edwards speaks to poet and spoken word performer Catrin Roberts to discover how her love of poetry has helped her overcome anxiety, conquer fear and open up incredible new opportunities, while also allowing her to champion and
In celebration of World Poetry Day 2021, J.Allan Longshadow speaks to poet and spoken word performer Lara Edwards to discover how her love of poetry has helped her overcome anxiety, conquer fear and open up incredible new opportunities. J.Allan Longshadow: Lara, thank you for joining me, It’s a real privilege to
This article looks at the many positive benefits and transformational potential of a self help therapy tool that combines a variety of alternative practices; a practical physical and mental tool known as tapping or more commonly known as ETF (emotional freedom techniques). It is a free self-help therapeutic tool and
One of the most appealing and enjoyable things about the craft of origami is its reminder of childhood creativity. It is also, however, a hobby that has endless possibilities thanks to its versatility in regards to self-expression, treasured by children and adults in equal measure whether it be making paper
In today's interview, I am joined by singer-songwriter, vocal teacher and party production performer Rebecca-Jayne Hulse, a local-based performer. We talk about how her love of music and singing and her positive, can-do attitude has enabled her to use her passion to transform and motivate people through coaching and teaching.