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Bring your Classroom to Life: Enriching your Curriculum with Unseen Tours

A GUEST POST BY ALLIE MARCHAND, COMMUNICATIONS INTERN AT PLANETERRA Twenty years from now, when I look back and think of my time at University, there is one class that I am positive I will remember. Although I’ve had many wonderful and engaging professors, lecturers, and guest speakers, five years of academic content generally blurs […]

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A Warm Welcome: How Unseen Tours can help new students feel more at home in London

A GUEST POST BY ALLIE MARCHAND, COMMUNICATIONS INTERN AT PLANETERRA Last September, I moved to London as an international student doing a masters degree at King’s College London. As I’m sure most London newcomers would agree; it was an exciting and overwhelming step all at the same time. London makes my home city of Toronto […]

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Happy Earthday!

For years and years, instead of saying Happy Birthday to people, I’ve always wished them a Happy Earthday! There are 2 reasons for this, firstly it rhymes with Happy Birthday, and secondly, it’s based on the traditional Rastafarian version, Blessed Earthstrong. It was not until about 10 years ago that I learned that there actually […]

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Supporting A Homeless Organisation Through Art + An Update on Last Month’s Blog

It’s funny what you come across on a rainy afternoon on Facebook watch. After the ever-present litany of food videos, dog videos, and suchlike, the following video came up on one of my favourite comedians feed, Russell Howard, about this guy who wanted to make his own Thank You cards for an occasion that had […]

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A Glimpse into Nic’s March

Welcome all. Spring is in the air. I’m acutely aware of the situation in Ukraine and indeed here in UK, but I am here to give a little bit of lighter insight into my month. I was invited to view, and ask questions about, a site near me due for re-development – Selkirk House/ 1, Museum […]

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A Glimpse into Nic’s February

I hope all remained safe in the recent storms. A friend’s predictive text was confusing, “Be aware of dangerous scarf folding”. She meant “scaffolding”, but it does sound much better. Personally, my month has been a little lacking in sparkle. The clouds are parting though, as they eventually do. The government thought it was time to […]

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An Urgent Appeal from StreetLink

Hi Everyone, Pete here. I always mention StreetLink on my tour of Brick Lane and today, I share an urgent appeal from them. StreetLink exists to help end rough sleeping. StreetLink enables members of the public to connect people sleeping rough with the local services that can support them. I fully support the work that […]

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A Reflection on Nic’s January

My mojo/oomph flounced off in late December. It is just creeping back now, very slowly. This is not an uncommon feeling. We all feel a lack of mojo sometimes. If lucky, it’s just a temporary cloud overhead. No formal Twelfth Day celebration this year. There is usually a procession headed by the Green Man across Millennium […]

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December Through Nic’s Eyes

Welcome all to a glimpse into my December. To get the gloomier aspect out of the way, as most of us expected, another COVID variant has hit the streets. Be careful out there, everyone. At risk of repeating myself, I still feel unbelievably lucky to have an amazing flat to call my own. Everyone needs […]

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A Glimpse into Nic’s October

Hi Everyone, Welcome to a glimpse into my October. While the energy of today still bounces around my head, I tweak a little and gently stroll through the more interesting bits…After a couple of more practical points. I had my flu jab. I only went into my local chemist for some mouthwash and he asked […]

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