Yoga and Politics Article

As the first yoga teacher to stand for parliament in England, I have written a major article on Yoga and Politics in the latest issue of the British Wheel of Yoga magazine, Spectrum. The article starts: You are probably wondering: ”Why on earth would a yoga teacher want to stand for parliament ?!” I sometimes […]

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Pay dispute at Brighton & Hove Council

Everywhere you look on the web and email, there are appeals for solidarity with GMB union council staff in Brighton & Hove some of whom face the prospect  of huge pay cuts. It seems to be a bizarre situation. How is this possible with a Green-led Council that has campaigned harder than any other council […]

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Election Results

It’s almost exactly two years to the probable date of the next General Election – May 2015. The results have come in from the May 2013 local elections around the country. As a parliamentary candidate, I now have an even keener interest in the facts and figures! Election results Obviously, everyone is talking about UKIP […]

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Why I am standing for parliament

This blog first appeared in Red Pepper magazine at the end of March 2013. I have been selected by the Green Party to be their parliamentary candidate at the next general election for Brighton Kemptown. I’m thrilled by it, and a bit stunned. But at a time when, according to Ipsos MORI, trust in politicians […]

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