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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!

Florida Town Of Parkland In Mourning, After Shooting At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Kills 17
Surviving Manchester: We Stand Together mural
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...
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...
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...
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Is Veganism a Fad?

Veganism  Once upon a time this word was alien to the world; foreign, strange, unheard of. But now? It’s a movement that is taking the...
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...
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....
Exam advice: tried, tested and approved!

Exam advice: tried, tested and approved!

As the New Year celebrations are left long in our wake, and winter comes to a close, most of us are returning to the...

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