Burgers are in vogue. Everywhere you look these days there’s one for sale; from pop-up stalls to pubs to restaurants, the choice is endless. This is a food that has morphed from being predominantly a quick way to bag a bite to eat to high dining and a specialist cuisine. The cynic might say, “A […]Read More On the hunt for London’s best burger
I was recently asked to make a small contribution to Child.org‘s excellent Charity Apprentice programme by writing an article about how to get in to the charity sector. This course teaches young people both how charities work and how to do effective charity work. Applications for the January 2017 intake are now open so if you’re interested […]Read More How to get in to the charity sector
It’s not easy living in a world with Donald Trump, Nigel Farage and the Daily Mail. Stick to those three and it would be easy to believe that life is getting worse every passing day and there is little hope for any of us. Look at the facts, however, and we’re told a different story. […]Read More Say it quietly, but things are getting better
Let me ask you. How many times have you logged onto Facebook and been greeted with a newly-updated profile picture of one of your friends, volunteer-smile intact, affectionately cuddling a small, rather grubby-looking child, from an unknown African nation? Once? Twice? Too many times to recall?Read More Volunteering with children: A game of double standards?
A fantastic infographic on the economic outlook for Africa from The Times business section.Read More Infographic: The economic outlook for Africa