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Why Do We Fight Ebola? Why Should We?

During our invitation session and conversations about the concepts involved we came across an interesting question… Should we still help to fight Ebola even if there is no chance of the disease spreading to the UK? Below are some of our responses (we decided we wanted our pseudonyms to be in […]

The History Of Ebola

In September 1976 a normal flask arrived at The Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium. In the lab that day was 27 year old Peter Piot. Inside the flask was some melting ice cubes, virals of blood and a note. The flask was from a Belgium Scientist in Zair (Now the Democratic […]

This month’s topic: the Ebola outbreak in west Africa

IN SEPTEMBER 1976 scientists in Antwerp, Belgium, received a flask sent to them from a small village in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) in central Africa. Inside it was a sample of a disease taken from a nun who was fatally ill. It had been sent to the scientists to […]

Art for Art’s Sake

Art and culture has significance for all societies. For many countries it defines their identity. British people often identify themselves with the plays of Shakespeare or the novels of Dickens, Spanish people will think of the paintings of Picasso and the great novel ‘Don Quixote’. Brazilians will share Samba dancing […]

The importance of art and culture

We need culture because without it there would be no creativity. Creativity opens up new opportunities and helps the imagination. For example Ipads were invented by a creative person. Without creativity life would be a dull place to live in. In our everyday lives we have creativity for example fashion […]

What’s more important: culture or economy?

All around the world, countries are facing economical problems. Riots, racism and war have caused every county grief and pain. All around the world one question has puzzled the minds of our people: is culture more important than economy? The roles of culture Culture allows people around the Earth to […]

Cool…Culture!

Culture is the characteristics of a particular group of people, such as everything from language, religion, food, social, music and arts. Today, in the United Kingdom as in other countries populated largely by immigrants, the culture is influenced by the many groups of people that now make up the nation.

Is culture something that is only for rich people?

RAGS and RICHES- everything is equal! Art and culture is a source of life for all humans. It provides people with interests, passion and hunger for something new and different. A life without culture means a life without soul! Culture has been around humans for as long as we can […]

The DNA of Culture

Culture.  What is it? It is part of us and part of Great Britain. It defines our country and sets us apart from the crowd. We educate ourselves in school but also in art galleries, museums, wildlife parks and historical places.  This is all culture.  But does Great Britain need […]