The Importance of the “Beautiful Game” in 2018

It’s that time again; the work sweepstakes, the Coca Cola adverts and the sticker books are back. The 2018 FIFA World Cup begins in only a matter of days and I can guarantee that reading that statement brings about one of three reactions. 1) Excitement. You’ve waited for this for the last four years, your … More The Importance of the “Beautiful Game” in 2018

Street Watch: Playing it safe – Glasgow’s graffiti

Glasgow is plastered with numerous large-scale murals, from the squirrel poised on a skull under Kelvin bridge to the hip hop marionettes in the city centre, it is widely agreed that these pieces are a great addition to the city. I use the word ‘mural’ because this is how the council likes to refer to … More Street Watch: Playing it safe – Glasgow’s graffiti

Berlin – model city for cultural integration and diversity

Nearly 30 years on from the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, when the city was freed from the divisions of competing ideology and rigid government, Berlin has transformed into a bright city of cultural diversity, creativity and youth empowerment. A city in which different creeds and ideologies clash and mingle and a sense … More Berlin – model city for cultural integration and diversity