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Child anxiety is no joke and this author can help

Child anxiety is no joke and this author can help

Author and teacher Liam Kelly speaks to online editor Colin Armstrong about writing his first book, Worried William, and how he hopes it can inspire children and parents to open up about their emotions Tell us what Worried William is …

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How to balance being creative with carving your career

How to balance being creative with carving your career

When she moved here 30 years ago, Emily Gordon had to create her own opportunities to start her career as an artist – and now she’s helping others do the same The first thing artist Emily Gordon does as I step …

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This passionate teacher is on a noble mission

This passionate teacher is on a noble mission

As an early years teacher, Anisa noticed that her students were becoming addicted to technology. Determined to do something about it and get them engaged again, she set up Kidz Unplugged. Writer Camille Hogg sits down with the energetic entrepreneur …

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This lady is on a mission to promote UAE arts to the world

This lady is on a mission to promote UAE arts to the world

The UAE National Pavilion at the Venice Biennale is a chance for the country to showcase its artistic and architectural heritage. Now, two of the pavilion’s most recent exhibitions have come to Abu Dhabi as Untold Stories Retold. Editor Rachael …

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This inspiring teen is helping to lead the way

This inspiring teen is helping to lead the way

Online portal CareerFear was launched in the UAE in 2016 to help students here and around the world make more informed decisions about potential career paths. Online editor Colin Armstrong chats with branch leader Radeeyah Ebrahim about how the platform …

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You have to see this long-time resident’s unique story

You have to see this long-time resident’s unique story

After 40 years working at The Club, Kerala native Hassan Kutty is finally retiring to his family in India. Recalling memories from his time in the UAE, Hassan sits with editor Rachael Perrett to talk about first impressions of his …

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Did this man create your favourite video game?

Did this man create your favourite video game?

Meet the man leading the charge in levelling up the region’s gaming industry by getting the younger generation involved and proving that gaming is a legitimate career choice In 2002, Yannick Theller, managing director of gaming company Ubisoft Abu Dhabi, …

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Get to know this amazing young artist

Get to know this amazing young artist

One of just 25 artists chosen to take part in last year’s nationwide Proud Expressions exhibition, 15-year-old Mohammed Aadil Kallivalappil’s painting of a mother and her soldier son (pictured, below) won him great acclaim among fellow artists and leaders for …

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This brave woman is a true inspiration

This brave woman is a true inspiration

The recent Women’s Heritage Walk saw 43 brave participants complete a gruelling 125km journey by foot from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi. Celeste Strydom Evans, a teacher in the capital, chats with staff writer Ferdinand Godinez about her inspiration for …

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