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Thursday Youth Connectors: Reimagining Our World

by Sameer Iqbal Hello, everyone. It's me, Sameer, writing this week's ‘Youth Connectors’. This edition is based around reimagining our world as we know it. I have numerous guests who have been sending me their input and it's fascinating to see how differently people think and how limitless mankind's imagination is! ...

Monday Moments: Resilience

Introduced by Holly King Are you a resilient person? Would that be a word you, your friends, family or colleagues use to describe you? It’s quite a compliment, to be called resilient, but what are the words that go along with that? 'Bouncing back', 'Getting knocked down but getting back up ...

Thursday Youth Connectors: What’s Your Colour?

by Sameer Iqbal Hello, it's Sameer here, with this week’s youth segment of Thursday Connectors. It’s a colourful day at Write On! Extra. I mean this literally, because we’re talking about colours and our colourful personalities. I’ve recently learnt that being able to describe what we see and what our eyes behold, ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Building Bridges

By Eithne Cullen When we discussed the theme of 'Building Bridges' at our weekly meeting, it was obvious it opened up many different ideas for all of us: we thought about relationships, peace and reconciliation. One definition tells us it means to establish a relationship (as to foster understanding and appreciation of ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: A Sense Of Nature

by Eithne Cullen The theme for this week’s extra pages is A Sense Of Nature and it's really appropriate for the times we find ourselves in. Firstly, with our false feeling of being imprisoned, we can look out and marvel at how nature goes on despite governments, a virus and the imposition ...

When Writers Become Publishers

By Madeleine White  These days everyone is a writer. You might not think so, but if you use social media, email, or Whatsapp with conviction, you are able to say you write. However, in this digital free-for-all, something has also gone missing. Beyond the algorithms that feed us with whatever they think we ...