Reflections

In the video below I am reflecting on my journey and development in the second year (first term) of the Community Media module of my Communication Arts course at Leicester’s DMU. Besides filming at the Feeding the 5,000 event in the… Continue Reading →

Purple Tuesday

Leicester’s Highcross Shopping Centre celebrated Purple Tuesday on 13 November. It was a first for the Shopping Centre with a number of organizations such as Leicester City Council’s mental health and disability team with Mark and Cat, Vista for the… Continue Reading →

Do you want a bag?

For some time I felt annoyed when arriving at the till of my local Sainsbury’s store and was confronted with the question, ‘Do you want a bag?’ This seemed like a robotic response, no matter how much or how little… Continue Reading →

Feeding the 5,000

On 22 September 2018, Lions Club International, with Krishna Castle London, organised Leicester’s first ‘Feeding the 5000‘ event in the city centre. The aim of the event was to raise awareness of food waste. Feeding the 5,000 in Leicester is… Continue Reading →

Another News Story

On 26 August 2018, the Phoenix in Leicester screened the film, ‘Another News Story’. Afterwards, John Coster facilitated a panel discussion followed by a Question & Answer session. The Phoenix, a well-known venue for avant-garde film screenings, is situated near St… Continue reading →

Reflections

This reflexive or reflective video documents and reflects on my journey and development as a ‘Community Reporter’ for the Community Media module at De Montfort University (DMU) and my wider studies of Communication Arts. It will take you through a… Continue Reading →

International Women’s Day

On Thursday 8th of March, the Adult Education College at Belvoir Street in Leicester celebrated International Women’s Day by inviting Abeda Sakha, a Doctor from Afghanistan, to address a group of 30 people who had gathered at the ground floor… Continue Reading →

Mental Health Day

Mental Health is an ever-pressing issue of our time. With increasing stress in the workplace, universities, schools and at home and with imposed austerity measures in their fifth year mental health and emotional problems are bound to dominate our daily… Continue Reading →

Grandmas for Peace

What a nice project, ‘Grandmas and Great Grandmas for Peace’! The Leicester for Peace Vigil takes place every Friday evening from 5:30 to 6:30 at the clocktower in the City Centre. It started in December 2015 as a protest against… Continue Reading →

Community Media Café

You will be forgiven to ask: “What is a Community Media Café?” This was also my question until I visited one, namely the Community Media Café on Bishop Street in Leicester. If you expected a posh café or coffee shop… Continue Reading →

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