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Time

Banging doors, raised voices Shouting wildly, echoing through  corridors, “It’s time! It’s time!” Racing hearts, running footsteps, Dancing to a chorus singing, “It’s time! It’s time!” Pounding heads, blood-filled ears, Listening to the desperate cries, “It’s time! It’s time!” Burning flames, rushing water Bursting through a dam, “It’s time! It’s time!” Fires blazing, floods rising […]

Questions

                                                 Questions                                                                    What are questions?                                                  How did they come to be?   Did they appear out of thin air?   Were they born,like you and me?                Why do we have answers,   To questions that we ask?    Do we treat it as a feat,    Or some difficult task?       What do questions mean? […]

How far are we willing to go in love?

In 1979 Freddie Mercury sang about a “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”. The lyrics of the song suggest that when it comes to matters of the heart, reason very rarely comes into play. In fact, more often than not, common sense goes out the window completely and people act out of character. Every romantic-comedy churned […]

Edinburgh: The UK’s new cycling capital?

Edinburgh: UK\’s new cycling capital? February saw the launch of the innertube maps by Edinburgh cycling charity The Bike Station. It also marked the first pedal-powered radio broadcast in Edinburgh.  Listen to the above track to find out more!

Homophobia in schools: the last taboo

“I’ve been stabbed because of my sexuality.” This pupil is one of thousands of victims of homophobic bullying in schools across the UK. Almost two thirds of young people, in the gay community, experience bullying in secondary schools. The charitable organisation Stonewall, which lends support to the gay community, found that homophobic bullying, after taunting […]

Latin Dance tells a story

The represenation of dance in the media has generated renewed interest in the art form. The popularity of shows such as Strictly Come Dancing and Dancing with the Stars reflects the growing trend for ballroom dancing among the general population. The film Strictly Ballroom also inspired people to learn how to gracefully waltz across the […]

The psychology of dance: personality through body movements

The moonlight plays along their intense features. The movement of their feet along the floor sounds in the ears of their captive audience. Locked in a close embrace the pair skirt the edge of the dance floor capturing the attention of all around them with their elaborate movements. A skilled couple will create an air […]