Hello! I’m Leila Zerai, and I’m a journalist and content editor. This blog covers various areas of interest, including sustainability and climate change, arts and culture, and social issues.
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A new generation of female artists are emerging from deep within Central Asia – and they are embracing Western popular… Continue reading Women artists of Central Asia are making waves that can’t be ignored
Sustainability is more than a mere buzzword, and deserves more than lip service. Climate change is real, and if we… Continue reading Sustainability in product design: the time is now
Haunting, dark paintings in blood red, shades of burnt orange and ghoulish grey. The occasional figure of an anonymous solitary… Continue reading Keith Cunningham: reclusive artist showcase at Newport Street Gallery
UK chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced the budget for 2021, including an extension of the furlough scheme and grants for… Continue reading UK chancellor announces further Covid support in new budget
As a self-confessed ambient music aficionado, Touch Records is my go to place for all things soundscapey. Polish electroacoustic composer… Continue reading Album review: Jacaszek, ‘Gardenia’
Migrants are in a constant state of readjustment in their host countries. Forging a new life for themselves far from… Continue reading A virtual home – the digital diaspora
“Who will defend us if not ourselves?” Indigenous people and rainforests under renewed attack in Brazil
Socio-environmental protections in Brazil are being dismantled whilst the world is distracted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Forests in the Amazon,… Continue reading “Who will defend us if not ourselves?” Indigenous people and rainforests under renewed attack in Brazil
A new state-of-the-art Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery worth £75 million has opened in Sutton, London, with a virtual opening… Continue reading New cancer centre opens in Sutton
Hundreds of households in Sutton are at risk of homelessness, according to recent statistics published by the government. Homelessness means… Continue reading Christmas without a home in Sutton, London
Installation art is a relatively new artform. It is an immersive experience, whereby the viewer enters into a simulated, multi-dimensional… Continue reading Installation art – a feast for the senses
Covid 19 is a new infectious viral disease. A severely acute respiratory illness (caused by coronavirus known as SARs-Cov-2), it… Continue reading Coronavirus: the pandemic that caught the world unawares