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My dancing is an expression of the words I struggle to articulate – Makaita Kanyuchi ‘I am a creative’ series

From a young age, I remember just wanting to dance. It was something that made me feel good and it wasn’t hard for me at all, I didn’t realise then that it was a gift that God had given to me. As I got older I noticed that people actually …

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“The problem is you have put creativity into a box.”-Tavonga in I Am A Creative Series

Is it possible to be “a creative” without a craft? When I read on “creatives”; their personality types and behaviour patterns I relate and tick the requirements. Yet I don’t have a craft. I’m not a musician, an artist, a poet or an actress… Yet I feel creative in my …

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The culture will fade away but The Standard forever remains! – Orianne Lunguma ‘I Am A Creative’ Series

Orianne Lunguma studied Journalism and Media at the University of Coventry. There she discovered her love for graphics, stationery and home interior design and began to use her gift to design graphics and products that expressed her faith in Christ. After graduating Orianne launched the Creative Christian Store. She is …

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From Artiste to farmer – Foluso Oguntoye in I Am A Creative Series

Foluso Oguntoye is 23 years old from Lagos, Nigeria. He has been living in the UK for 7 years and graduated last year with  a degree in Fine Art from Manchester Metropolitan University. He is a man of many interests, he considers himself an artist and a farmer/gardener. In this …

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I Am A Creative: Thembe Mvula “Creativity has no limits but there is a standard we must strive towards”

Thembe Mvula is a poet and spoke word performer. In 2016, she graduated from the university of Kent with a degree in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies. After graduating, she became a Year Here postgraduate fellow. There, she spent a year in London gaining experience in different areas of the …

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I Am A Creative: Benjamin Opoku “We are built to excel in our talents & skills”

Benjamin “D’Benj” Opoku is a model, actor, host/presenter and freelance creative consultant. He recently graduated from De Montford University with a degree in Business Studies specialising in Economics. He shares how he manages the various creative hats he wears, some exciting projects he is working on and more. What does …

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New Series: I Am A Creative

At Lively Stones, we love to celebrate and highlight what young Christians are doing in their community. So far, our ‘Inspire’ section has featured and celebrated young people who are making a positive impact and stepping out of their comfort zones. As Christians, we only need to look at our …

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An Interview with Taylor, Founder of Clarity Magazine

Taylor Satchell-Reid is the 22 year old Founder and Editor of Clarity Magazine. She grew up in Rugby and studied Magazine Journalism at Southampton Solent University. • Clarity Clarity is a new mag for young women that builds up its readers instead of tearing them down! We talk sex, beauty, career, …

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Rhoda Olu: The Afrostylist and Youtuber

We recently had a chat with Rhoda who is a recent graduate and founder of an online pop-up store. We talked about her business journey, sales strategy (she always sells out) as well as tips for christians on campus.  Can you introduce yourself to us? My name is Rhoda Olu. …

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Story of a student entrepreneur: In memory of Kika Onyibe

Kika Onyibe is an 18 year old second year law student at the University of Birmingham. She is a professional chef, writer, spoken word artiste, leader in her campus fellowship, founder of a youth fellowship in Nigeria and the co-founder of a non-profit youth organisation called the Coalition for Youth …

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