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David Sye Interview – part 2

April 28, 2016

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Following on from Part 1 of the interview with Yogabeats founder David Sye, here’s part 2, where we’re sat just after dinner, talking about why he doesn’t give a shit for yoga, being threatened with a lynching at an anti-fur event and the future of the collective consciousness. Can you talk me through the initiative […]

David Sye Interview Part 1

March 28, 2016

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Back in November I spent a week in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands at a yoga retreat, as part of a humanitarian campaign called Yogabeats. The objective, via raising £17,000 – to pay for visas and a safe passage out of the West Bank – through crowdfunding and other means of fundraising, was to bring […]

Film Review: Ex Machina

February 5, 2015

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Ex Machina is in equal parts elegant, minimal and sexy.

The Future Of Bitcoin – In Brick Lane

December 4, 2013

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Around six months ago it would have been hard to imagine Bitcoin at $100, much less $1000. But thanks to bank bailouts in Cyprus, civil unrest worldwide and waning trust in depreciating currencies, the people and the markets have reacted accordingly – in March of this year the price of BTC to the dollar jumped to $50, […]

Money Can Buy Everything Except Spiritual Enlightenment

December 26, 2012

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Boxing Day may as well be symbolized by a ringing till and hoards of queues with the odd pitched tent if what the mainstream media has you believe. The excitement of people practically falling over one another to get a cardigan they didn’t need to begin with is a fascinating one. What is it with […]

Has Eid become materialistic?

August 28, 2012

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  I remember the first Eid gifts I received when I was eight. It was the one thing I’d wanted so bad – a Casio watch! They were in a Snoopy and Peanuts goodie bag that me and my younger brother received when we were little. Inside, our mum was creative – there’d be an […]

Why I don’t think much of the Royal Family

June 2, 2012

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History as people will tell you, tends to be written by the winners. The winners of battles on the military field, politically and of statistics by proxy. Britain in days of yore had their empirical battles of colonialism and imperialism that led to them dominant, in thrall to no-one of their standing on the world […]