Authors Posts by Jasmine Wing

Jasmine Wing



Starter For 10

Jasmine Wing suggests 10 fun ways to keep fit in East London – some of which you may never have considered before! 1. Hill sprints in...

What Is To Be Done About Mental Health?

Jasmine Wing points to the importance of mental health as an issue of public concern, and laments its marginalisation from the election debate. At the...

‘I’m Not Sexist But….’

Jasmine Wing interprets the Monday morning sexism that dare not speak its name.   Ladies, we all work in sexism-free offices nowadays – yeah, right!? Well, we...
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Living With Marijuana?

Jasmine Wing inhales the highs and the lows of cannabis use. When Channel 4 aired the programme Drugs Live earlier this month, it relit...
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No Better Than Bedlam

Jasmine Wing calls out Channel 4’s Being Bipolar as hardly better than eighteenth century voyeurs gawking at the inmates of Bedlam. Channel 4 recently aired...

I Don’t Care What’s In – Count Me Out!

Jasmine Wing gets to the bottom of fickle fashions in cosmetic surgery. Whatever kind of plastic surgery is trending at the moment, I personally want...
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Clegg’s Radio Show Clocks Importance Of Mental Health

Jasmine Wing listened in to Nick Clegg on the neglect of mental illness. Earlier this week Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg hosted a radio debate...

Binge Drinking In Downward Spiral

Jasmine Wing toasts the recent drop in London’s binge-drinking incidents. Binge-drinking incidents in London during December 2014 were down 21 per cent compared to December...

Will Wellbeing Improve If Schools Appoint New Head?

Jasmine Wing convened a round table of East London teachers to consider the proposal for a Head of Wellbeing in every school. A much cited...

Taking The Buddha Out of Buddhism?

Jasmine Wing finds a calming place in Bethnal Green where you can have Buddhist-style therapy without following the Buddha. ‘We want people from the local...
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This Girl Can fits SportsDock agenda

Jasmine Wing sees two sporting organisations collaborating on the behalf of women... SportsDock, the University of East London sports facility, has signed up to This...
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It’s a BIG No, No

The debate’s been rumbling on for two years but Jasmine Wing believes there is no question: being big is a heavy burden on your...
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In The Wake of Charlie Hebdo: Level-Headed Londoners Keep Calm And Carry On Getting...

Matt Wright led our team listening to East London’s response to the Hebdo murders and cartoons of Mohammed. Mayhem on the streets of Islamicised...
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Breast Is Best In Public

Jasmine Wing gets it off her chest. Every so often the debate about breast feeding in public breaks out again. It usually starts with a...
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Fitness Regimes: greed is good!

Jasmine Wing invites Canary Wharf execs to exercise themselves to the limit. In the Financial Times columnist Lucy Kellaway has spoken out against execs exercising...
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Straight Talking Guy

Jasmine Wing got on well with a young actor who does not suffer fools gladly. ‘We didn’t start off as slaves, that’s not where our...
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Running Rave: the Colour Run returns to QE Park

Jasmine Wing relishes the rainbow effect of London's latest Colour Run. Hundreds took part in 5k untimed run over Olympic Park Runners doused in colour powder...
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Pentonville or Purgatory?

Jasmine Wing endures the protracted process of a prison visit. The white concrete walls seem to go on for ever. Finally I arrive at the...

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