Log-On Digital Inclusion

Digital inclusion is an important area of work for supporting our communities in Islington and beyond. Being digitally literate is a must have skill for everyone in order to be able to manage day to day information, communicate, manage money, access support and services. It has now become an essential tool for modern day living and participation and no one …

Inspired by Islamic Art: The Dome and Stars

The Dome and Stars installation celebrated the opening of the new permanent Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World at The British Museum which opened to the public on 18 October 2018. Our participants became involved in this project, exploring the dynamic patterns associated with Islamic cultures from around the world, including flowing Iznik designs from Turkey and the geometric …

Life in Southern Hemisphere

Antarctica is Earth’s southernmost continent, containing the geographic South Pole. It is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. At 14,000,000 square kilometres, it is the fifth-largest continent in area after Asia, Africa, North America, and South America. For comparison, Antarctica is nearly twice …

Zebras in Tanzania

Zebras are several species of African equids united by their distinctive black and white striped coats. Their stripes come in different patterns, unique to each individual. They are generally social animals that live in small harems to large herds. Unlike their closest relatives the horses and donkeys, zebras have never been truly domesticated. There are three species of zebras: the …

Peaceful Lifestyle of a Monk

A monk is a person who practices religious asceticism, living either alone or with any number of other monks. A monk may be a person who decided to dedicate his life to serving all other living beings, or to be an ascetic who voluntarily chooses to leave mainstream society and live his life in prayer and contemplation. The concept is …

Birds From Around the World

Birds are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a lightweight but strong skeleton. Birds live worldwide and range in size from the 5 cm bee hummingbird to the 2.75 m  ostrich. They rank as the class of tetrapods with the most living …