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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

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...
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...
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....
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...
Asia Grabowski Blogs

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...
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...
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Original sleeper stones from the Stockton & Darlington Railway at Shildon

Sleepers keep heritage story on track

Members of the Brusselton Incline Group have collaborated with local businesses and Durham County Council to introduce a new rail heritage installation...