Tag Archives: collective consciousness

5 reasons to be globally cheerful on ´Blue Monday´

According to a rather dubious equation, today is Blue Monday: the most depressing day of the year. The glitter baubles are back in the attic, the new years resolutions are out of the window, it´s dark when you go to work and darker when you return, and while the waistline may have increased, the bank […]

Social media and social movements: a positive sign for the future?

It’s 1am and there is a stranger asleep on my sofa, rucksack at his side, snoring gently. Six hours earlier I’d been standing in Manchester bus station, scanning the crowd for a face I’d only seen in a few blurred photographs. Until now, Ashley Drew and I hadn’t even spoken on the phone. All I […]