Srin on Sandy Neck Beach, Cape Cod USA (2)

/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

08 Oct 2015


Srin Madipalli, co-founder of new travel accommodation website Accomable, explains how he plans to make exploring the world hassle-free for all, irrespective of physical ability


/ Arts, Economics & Innovation

06 Oct 2015


More than 150 years after the heyday of the British ceramics production, things are looking more positive than for some time. Phil Tomlinson explains how a broken industry is putting itself back together

London (2)

/ New Economics, Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

05 Oct 2015


See the city through the eyes of a local with these cheap – and often free – social sharing ideas, which are part of an ongoing series aiming to help people travel sustainably and connect with communities


/ New Economics, Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

24 Sep 2015


See the city through the eyes of a local with these cheap – and often free – social sharing ideas, which are part of a new series aiming to help people travel sustainably and connect with communities

Unseen 2 - formerly homeless guide, Mike with a tour group in Camden

/ Arts, Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog, Social Enterprise

18 Sep 2015


This month marks the fifth birthday of Unseen Tours, who offer alternative walks around London led by homeless guides. As the initiative celebrates a 50 percent rise in bookings this year, Naomi Tolley joins a tour of Camden with a twist

Ocean 7 (2)

/ Body & Mind, Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog, Wellbeing

10 Sep 2015


The sea has long enchanted human kind – perhaps through its unexplored mystery, awesome power and continual ability to provide useful resources. But Naomi Tolley meets one man who believes our connection runs deeper, and is using it as a focus for therapy

At Home With Vanley Burke, 2015,  Installation photograph, courtesy Vanley Burke and Ikon. Photo by Stuart Whipps

/ Arts

13 Aug 2015


Ikon Gallery in Birmingham have launched one of their most ambitious projects to date, transporting the entire contents of photographer Vanley Burke’s Nechells flat into the gallery space and inviting everyone to explore

William Brawley

/ Arts, Science

31 Jul 2015


A new study has found that musical training in adolescents can improve language and memory skills and even extend the brain’s development time


/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

30 Jul 2015


No holiday planned this year? With summer now in full swing you may think it's too late, but there are plenty of simple ways to get away from it all. We round up our favourite Positive Travel articles on short breaks to give you some inspiration


/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

20 Jul 2015


Five years ago Francesca Cassini, 59, didn’t even own a passport and was nervous traveller. She has just returned from a 23 day Peru odyssey, visiting some of the most sacred sites on our planet. The journey transformed her body, her self-esteem and how she views getting older


/ Arts, Community, Culture

16 Jul 2015


A city of extreme contrasts, the capital of Venezuela is quite literally getting a new lick of paint and a whole lot more to bring communities together and increase wellbeing


/ Body & Mind, Health, Positive Perspective, Sport

14 Jul 2015


Fed up with the depressing imagery surrounding aging, photographer Alex Rotas decided to document an altogether different side to growing old

10 (2)

/ #OwnTheMedia, Media, Positive Perspective, Wellbeing

11 Jul 2015


Understanding how we digest the news has the power to stop us becoming passive media consumers and benefit our wellbeing, argues psychologist Matt Hersh

Rooftop Garden 1

/ Community, Culture, Lifestyle, Wellbeing

10 Jul 2015


Previously reserved for towns and cities with fewer than 50,000 people, the Cittaslow organisation’s slow city concept is now attracting interest from the world’s largest metropolises

DSC_0075 (3)

/ #OwnTheMedia, Media

08 Jul 2015


Since its inception last year, the Constructive Journalism Project has worked with hundreds of staff reporters, freelance writers and students to bring more solutions-focused elements into conventional reporting. Co-founder Danielle Batist shares some lessons learned

5000 3

/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

03 Jul 2015


Running the entire length of South America to help save wildlife simply wasn't enough for Katharine and David Lowrie. After circumnavigating their way around the continent, Naomi Tolley catches up with the couple as they sail home from Uruguay to the UK


/ Positive People, Sport

19 Jun 2015


An all women's football team in Sudan are aiming to kick gender bias out of the sport


/ #OwnTheMedia, Media

16 Jun 2015


For 22 years Positive News has pioneered solutions-based journalism. As we set to hand ownership to our readers and journalists with the launch of our community share offer last week, we look back at our content and reveal our most viewed online stories


/ #OwnTheMedia, Economics & Innovation, Media, Positive News blog

08 Jun 2015


Positive News is converting into a cooperative and invites readers to buy ‘community shares’ during a 30-day crowdfunding campaign

All You Need Is Love

/ Arts, Peace, Positive Perspective

05 Jun 2015


There is still little documentation of how art creates social and personal change. We must develop this language, argues Charlotte Onslow