I walk 20 minutes to University every day. Each way, I pass at least six homeless people. When I go shopping in town, I pass many more. Homelessness is a huge problem in Glasgow, and I read that it is set to increase, but I don’t think it has to. From 11th February until 17th… Continue reading Shalom: Louisa
On a fine day in the middle of summer I was in the midst of a rabbit hole trail on YouTube when I pressed on another video, a TedTalk called ‘Why I Live a Zero Waste Life’. The video featured Lauren Singer, a young woman who decided a few years ago to go ZERO WASTE… Continue reading Shalom: Sarah
2017 was a year of ideological change – everywhere in society, on mass scale, we were told to love ourselves. The body positive movement grew at an alarming rate on social media; books which soared to the top charts included Brené Brown’s guide outlining how to “embrace who you are”; and over 1,500 tweets were… Continue reading Shalom: Lorna
This semester, at Just Love Glasgow, we have been focusing on the theme of “Shalom” – peace with four strands: God, others, creation and ourselves” and I think this theme fits in perfectly with the Christmas story we all know so well. Being at peace with God is arguably the most important of all four… Continue reading A Christmas Thought: Lara
Since moving to Glasgow last year, my heart has been challenged daily in so many different ways. Whether that is from walking past the homeless on Byers Road, to finding out about charities I never knew existed and for causes I never knew needed fought for – my eyes have been opened. I know there… Continue reading Can A Dress Change The World?
Monday 20th November – armed with my one-pound, and what turned out to be quite a lot of ignorance, I wandered into my local fruit store hoping to pick up something for breakfast and possibly lunch. I decided two apples (breakfast), a banana (lunch) and a couple of tangerines if I got hungry – this… Continue reading Live Below The Line: Kath
I’ve always loved clothes, as soon as I was old enough to go into town with my friends I would go in practically every weekend and get a cosmetic high from buying some new clothing. Once I was old enough to get an allowance from my parents my Mum immediately said how I would spend… Continue reading A Pursuit of Ethical Living: Fashion