Top five ways to procrastinate

While procrastination is not usually something to be celebrated, it is kind of a guilty pleasure that has been embraced by nearly everyone at some point. The Guardian’s readers recommend playlist for this week is ‘songs about procrastination’. Ironically (or … Continue reading

Athlete’s family and friends finally get tickets to London 2012

Runner Dai Greene, a Commonwealth Champion, finally has his hands on some tickets to London 2012 through a random act of kindness from fan Matt de Monte. Despite being an athlete and a favourite for a British gold medal, Greene … Continue reading

Blue trees against deforestation

An art action group called The Blue Trees, campaigning against deforestation, is a group that travels around the world raising awareness about the cause by painting local trees blue. Australian artist Konstantin Dimopoulos is the founder of Blue Trees and … Continue reading

Happy birthday BBC 6 Music

Despite setbacks, including the BBC threatening to close the station down two years ago, BBC 6 Music is still here today, stronger than ever on their tenth birthday. Next Friday, to celebrate this feat and the success of the last … Continue reading

International Women’s Day

  Today is International Women’s Day which means that across the world events are held to celebrate and inspire women. IWD began in 1917 in the Soviet Union to acknowledge women’s contribution to society and politics. On this date, Russian … Continue reading