Posts by Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart is a Northern Irish writer and artist now based in Berlin, Germany. After graduating with a BA in Fashion and Textile Design in 2013, Emma decided to combine her love of art with her passion for writing. She now contributes to various art and culture publications, with an aim to promote and share the work of inspiring modern creatives. While she writes every day, she’s also devoted to her own creative outlet—Emma hand-draws illustrations and is currently learning 2D animation.
February 11, 2020

Photographer Captures His Grandmother’s Sweet Nature in Heartwarming Portraits

If you’re lucky enough to be able to spend time with your grandma—past or present—you would probably agree that they’re pretty special. Most grandmothers are full of love, kindness, wisdom, and plenty of fun! Japanese photographer YASUTO shows his admiration for his grandma by capturing her sweet and playful personality in a series of heartwarming photographs. YASUTO shared the beautiful series on Twitter, where he explains his reason for the project.

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February 5, 2020

Irish School Decides to Ditch Homework and Assign “Acts of Kindness” Instead

Chances are you invested a lot of time on homework during your school years—but what if instead of spending your evenings memorizing multiplications, you could have spent them doing good deeds for your community? That’s the idea behind an initiative led by Gaelscoil Mhichíl Uí Choileáin, an elementary school in Clonakilty, Ireland. During the month of December 2019, teachers decided to ditch all homework and assign kids “acts of kindness” instead.

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February 3, 2020

War Vet Knocked off His Feet When He Discovers the Value of His $300 Watch on Antiques Roadshow

When a U.S. Air Force veteran—identified only as by his first name, David—bought himself a Rolex watch during the ‘70s for just over $300, he had no idea that it would one day be worth a small fortune. That is until he decided to bring it to Antiques Roadshow in West Fargo, North Dakota for an appraisal, and was literally floored upon hearing what it’s worth today.

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