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Hi, I'm Asia (pronounced 'Asha') and just a regular teenage girl - who writes online. This is a place where I hope to deliver information about news in today's world, but not in the bog-standard format: it's going to be 110% real, but modern and relatable - designed especially for you, by yours truly. Never grimace at the word 'news' again!

Surviving Manchester: We Stand Together mural

Surviving Manchester: one year on

Manchester. What is the first thing you think of? Without saying the words, I’m sure we’ll be thinking of the same thing. What we initially associated with...
Social media - a new addiction

Social media – a new addiction

A new drug There’s a new drug on the market, and it’s taking the world by storm. Unlike the others, this drug is not tangible....
Florida Town Of Parkland In Mourning, After Shooting At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Kills 17

Terror-what?

In light of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, I offer my deepest condolences to every child, student, teacher, parent, family and anyone...
Donald Trump

What really happened in 2017

The bell rings. It’s 00:00, January 1 2018. Fireworks are booming, people are smiling, laughing, cheering, hugging, kissing... but why? New Year – it’s the...
New Year resolutions

Reverse resolutions

"New Year, old me" ... no, not the cliché words that instinctively pour from (just about all of) the mouths of people within a...
Asia Grabowski Blogs

The Truth about Job Hunting

The Process It starts with an email notification. You spot it, a little red circle encasing a white number 1. For a split second, a cacophony...
plastic pollution

Plastic: where does our rubbish really go?

You’ve recycled your plastic bottle of water and held on a little tighter to your empty packet of crisps until you passed the nearest...

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Shildon Railway Institute is in financial difficulties

Shildon Railway Institute could close

The committee of the Shildon Railway Institute - the “Stute” as it’s affectionately known locally - has confirmed that it expects the...

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