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Best Canadian projects you need to know about

GRL PWR: Canada   Did you know that Canada has the largest share of creative economy employment and the largest share of workers in creative occupations, according to a report released by the British organization Nesta?   It’s been less than a year since Mélanie Joly, the Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced Creative Canada – A Vision...

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“I’VE LOVED YOU FOR A LONG TIME”

Exploring layers of nature and art with May Hands I went to see May Hands’ show in London on a Sunday morning. It wasn’t official, but then we didn’t need it to be official, as we know each other for a few years now since we first worked together. I got off the train near...

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Dans le noir? Experiencing eating in the dark…

An inspiring interview with the founder of Dans le Noir? Edouard de Broglie Originating in the early ‘90s in France, Germany and Switzerland, the idea of dining in the dark has since grown and developed in quite a few places over the world. Known mostly by foodies with an adventurous spirit, it hasn’t become yet...

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Sheeza Shah: an Inspiring Woman and Successful Entrepreneur with a Wonderful Story to Tell

Impactful Solutions for Global Issues Sheeza Shah is an inspiring woman, successful entrepreneur with a wonderful story to tell. She is currently investing in her venture UpEffect and we had the pleasure to interview her.   UW: What is your name and your background (career wise)? Sheeza Shah: My name is Sheeza Shah and I’m the Founder...

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How to Succeed as an Expat

Create a Reality of Your Own “The ideal place for me is the one in which it is most natural to live as a foreigner.” – Italo Calvino       UNFPA reports that in 2015, 244 million people lived outside their country of origin. IATA reports that on average, every day more than 8 million people fly. In 2013 total...

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Nicola Pozzani: how to make perfumes for the Queen?

Or the art of crafting and inspiring … fragrantly! One day my perfume teacher told me that anything can be expressed through scent and that I could use it to create my own story. (N. Pozzani)   Nicola Pozzani is a catalyst for people's ideas and emotions, through fragrance. He works on scent-related projects globally,...

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One to Wine: An inspiring wine-terview with Maxime Maiano

One to Wine: An inspiring wine-terview with Maxime Maiano Maxime has been in London for two years now. It took about a year to get all the licenses required to import alcohol, gather a team and work on the branding. He started the business One to Wine last February, and so far, it has been...

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Tanaka Mhishi: on creativity, performance poetry and inspiration

Tanaka Mhishi: on creativity, performance poetry and inspiration “Once you can tell a story - you can find people with similar stories and you can build a community. I guess writing is a tool for me to find people.”   A poet, playwright and performer whose work has appeared in print at Words Dance, The Delinquent and in...

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#TravelEnjoyRespect- Sustainable Tourism for Development (AKA 2017)

#TRAVELENJOYRESPECT- Did you know that 2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development? Join the campaign #IY2017 #TravelEnjoyRespect and become more aware when you travel! As a traveler, you are part of a tribe after all.

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Travel without a reason

Going to Africa is something else – I highly recommend it – meaning that every day I wish I would die and I’m afraid of dying at the same time, alternating this confusion with trying to hold back tears. Darius is probably now on his way to some great adventure, but he won’t tell. What he did agree to tell, though, was his greatest challenge so far: travelling to Africa on his motorcycle, accompanied by his teddy bear, Pamfil...

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Unspoken Me: The mineral soap company

When I found out that Mihai had started to craft natural and vegan soaps, I was beyond happy. These days, you barely know what to buy or not. The options are infinite but you also need time to learn about ingredients and we’re usually too busy for that. So, to have someone I could completely...

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A University of the 5 senses?!

A University of the 5 senses?! The #unspoken Universe of Sara Pittaluga     I recently found out about this Università dell'Immagine that was an experimental, non-profit organization founded by photographer Fabrizio Ferri in Milan, offering a two-year certificate program on the five senses. Unfortunately, it closed more than ten years ago but luckily – I found someone...

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#unspoken me: James, an Irish bookworm in London

“I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all the people that I have met, all the women that I have loved; all the cities I have visited.” ― Jorge Luis Borges   We’re walking down an alley somewhere in Camden and it smells like spring. It’s cloudy,...

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