That's the (community) spirit!

That's the (community) spirit!

Technology makes our lives easier in an amalgam of ways but when we talk of its ability to change, we barely stop to think about its emotional value and the effect this has on real people in real time.

Why bother getting on a long haul flight to America to visit your one-year old granddaughter when you face time every other night? Why go to the real mountains to cycle with your friends who are now scattered around the globe when you cycle ‘together’ every week? And why do people, with the thousands of flexible online offerings available today, choose to leave their homes to go to an exercise class?

Spotlight on ...Tash Williams

Spotlight on ...Tash Williams

A couple of months ago I was chatting to Tash outside class and I moaned about how dark it was getting in the evenings, to which Tash responded, ‘Ah, but it’s still so warm!’. I laughed and agreed wholeheartedly that soaring temperatures at the end of September really was brilliant. Tash has this extraordinary ability to see the good in, well ...everything! So let’s get to know this all-smiling, half glass full optimist that is, Tash Williams, a little better.

Drop 2 Dress Sizes in 2 Weeks!

Drop 2 Dress Sizes in 2 Weeks!

I was teaching at a school in Wandsworth a few months ago and one of the students asked me why I hadn’t been taught coding at school. I responded:

“Because the internet hadn’t been invented yet.”

Apart from making me feel a million years old, it made me realise that we’re living through an extraordinary time that will surely be known as ‘The Information Age’.