Stories, Tips and Inspiration

Sports Money: Men Vs Women

Sports Prize Money: Men vs Women

Ever wonder how much more money men make in sports than women? Look no further that this fantastic infographic posted over at VoucherCloud. It offers a brief history of equal pay in professional sports and an insight into the sponsorships and deals which affect the various prize levels. Special thanks to freelance artist James Smith for sharing his…

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My Cycling Story

The Beginning Ever since I was a child, I always wanted to travel. I wanted to travel and see amazing sites that I could gain experience from and have fun doing. I put the two together, that I loved to travel and I loved to ride my bike. I would travel with my bike around…

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Middle Eastern Women Empowering Others Through Sports

In December 2015, I set off on a journey to the Middle East. The range of experiences are hard to summarize into one sentence, but as cultural exchanges go this one was the most life changing! From this journey we filmed a short documentary series about elite athlete women in Jordan & Egypt who are…

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Girls Can’t Rock?!

My name is Rose Cora Perry and I’m a female rock musician. Saying that almost sounds like I should join a “support group”. Yes, it may be 2016 but you’d be astonished by how male dominated and sexist the music industry remains. From the way sound people address you as “honey” or “sweetheart” to how…

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POLLY – an all-female feminist short film made by women for women!

I’m Cassiah, an award-nominated female writer/director. After graduating with 1st Class Hons BA Drama and Theatre Arts from the University of Birmingham I began my career working for Gurinder Chadha OBE (who directed Bend It Like Beckham) and I recently had my award-nominated play Under My Thumb debut to sellout audiences at Greenwich Theatre. I’m…

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Menu’s, Munitions and Keeping the Peace

Pen and Sword Books is a Barnsley based historical publisher and one of the UK’s leading military history publishers. Today, we’re happy to let you know that we have a brand new, it’s book coming soon and we think you’re going to love it… Menu’s, Munitions and Keeping the Peace by Avalon Weston: When Gabrielle…

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I wasn’t allowed on my school’s lacrosse team!!

I’ve been playing lacrosse since I was about 3 years old, and I’ve loved it ever since. When I got to a high school that had a lacrosse team, I went to try out, but they wouldn’t let me join the team. It made no sense to me, because if they were going to let…

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Firefighter Girl

Who Says You Can’t Do It?

As a high school senior, I know what I want to do and that’s be a firefighter. My father is somewhat okay with the idea, but just warns me to not get over my head, which I don’t, but its my mother that I’m worried about. She has told me “you’re not getting involved with…

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Schoolgirls Mastermind Palestine’s First Not-For-Profit Vegan Cafeteria to Open in Jerusalem University

A group of Palestinian schoolgirls have embarked on an ambitious project to establish the very first not-for-profit, vegan cafeteria in Palestine. The girls are participants in the “Youth for Change” programme; a scheme which empowers young people to make positive changes for animals and the environment in their local community. The profits from the cafeteria,…

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Raven

Fire Breathing Dragon

I am a singer/songwriter and passionate entrepreneur from Belgium and I would like to share my new music video with you called “Fire Breathing Dragon”: https://youtu.be/J4jQPJFS6sE I wrote Fire Breathing Dragon after a devastating break-up that turned out to be my escape into the life I wanted to lead. I had been held back for…

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NAKED: I’m Going Naked For The Sake of Beauty and Humanity!

Hi, I trust all is well. Thank you for taking time out of your busy day to read my email. My name is Jenny Arzola and just like you, my life mission is to inspire others. I would love your feedback on a short film I recently wrote, produced, directed and acted on for my…

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Motorcycling

I have been riding motorcycles since I was 8 years old and this was only due to my own stubbornness. My little brother, then 5 years old, was bought a 50cc twist and go, and feeling like I was missing out, I sulked until I was allowed to have a go. I guess it was…

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