Power


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Giving a voice to the voiceless is a powerful thing to do. Without advocates, those unable to speak up or speak out, for themselves, all too easily become victims of others with more power, The voiceless can be misunderstood, evoke negative feelings and be subject to negative behaviours. New York based Sophie Gamand uses her...

Platinum


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What is platinum? Platinum has been called “white gold”; its name derives from the Spanish platino, meaning “little silver”. Platinum is special – in chemical properties, colour and symbolism. Platinum is the name of a new book – more on that below. The alchemical symbol for Platinum connects those of silver (moon) and gold (sun). … Continue reading Platinum

Life


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In the first episode of the excellent three-part BBC documentary examining the murder of Stephen Lawrence, his mother says it is important “to talk about Stephen a bit more. So people can see he had a life, not just in death, but before.” Tomorrow, 22 April 2018, it is 25 years since Stephen died, aged … Continue reading Life

Normal


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What is normal? It is something that is usual, typical, standard, average, unexceptional, routine, predictable, to be expected. Normal is the way things are done, part of the fabric of society, everyday habits, the unnoticed, taken for granted, culturally embedded. It defines the benchmark against which everything else is measured. The middle of a normal … Continue reading Normal