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Tibet: The roof of the world

The Tibetan Kingdom is undeniably on the bucket list of many adventure travellers and spiritual seekers, and in my opinion, a mystical destination to be experienced while we still can. In today’s Tibet, we can still experience the ancient culture set in a region of...

The five Tibetan rites

The Five Tibetan Rites, also known as the “Fountain of Youth,” are a series of five exercises said to have been practiced by Tibetan lamas (monks) for over 2500 years. The story tells of an English colonel who, during his travels in Tibet, noticed the youthful,...

Plastic fashion

Increasingly, fast fashion brands are becoming one of the biggest environmental risks and contributors to climate change. Over the last 20 years the use of synthetic fibres such as polyester, acrylic and nylon, which are made using fossil fuels, has doubled thanks to the...

What's the plan? (Pt 1)

Everyone needs a strong business plan when starting up a new business but how many of you now feel like you’re running a start-up business once again, only without the right plan, thanks to the events of the last 18 months? I’ve been speaking to a number of...

Offenders continue without fear

In recent weeks, the House of Lords voted for plans to add convicted domestic abusers and stalkers to the high-risk offenders register in the wake of the killing of Sarah Everard. This would give the police and other specialist agencies a chance to monitor these criminals...

To the ladies starting a new venture later in life

The past decade has seen a surge of women in their 50s and 60s returning to work and embarking on new career paths. Whether this is out of choice or necessity, there’s a host of benefits of continuing work later in life. Samantha Kaye from Wellesley Wealth Advisory...

The Oxford pioneers

Professor Sarah Gilbert, soon to become a dame, and professor Catherine Green, to be made Officer of the Order of the British Empire, have been the nation’s champions of the Covid-19 Oxford vaccine, being named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for their astounding...

Motoring: BMW Z4

The challengeMaarten Hoffmann writes: I have been set a challenge to see how different a car review is perceived when written by a man or a woman. Therefore, Fiona Shafer, our Motoring Editor for Dynamic, is writing the same review having spent the same time with the car...

Motoring: BMW Z4

The challengeI have been set a challenge to see how different a car review is perceived when written by a man or a woman. Therefore, Fiona Shafer, our Motoring Editor for Dynamic, is writing the same review having spent the same time with the car did. I can’t wait...

Hotel Indigo, Bath

In my family the time has come to carefully consider uni options for my 17 yr old daughter and to us, that means road trips to explore various cities - oh yes! Granted, Bath Uni was not welcoming visitors at the time of our trip, but did that stop us? Absolutely not! 'It's...

Why does your business need a precision engineer?

From initial design drawings and prototypes to final manufacturing of a product, precision engineers undertake a variety of different tasks to assist a business. Particularly after such a turbulent year, the services an engineering firm can provide will eliminate some of...

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