Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Monthly Archives: January, 2010

East-West

A couple of links, in fact three or four, to the East-West divide or confluence – First a piece by AA Gill in the Sunday Times magazine, found in a … Continue reading

24 January 2010

A missed train in Bristol

I was catching the 0939 from Bristol on Sunday and was on the platform at 0938.  But British trains are now protected from the indignity of just-in-time types like me.  … Continue reading

18 January 2010

Friends from Bosnia coming to Blackburn

Friends whom the Zajedno u Bosni group met in Tuzla, Bosnia, will be coming over to the UK for the launch of Blackburn Cathedral‘s hosting of the Forgiveness Project exhibition … Continue reading

15 January 2010

Identity

Identity – inherited, formed, forged or chosen? I haven’t visited yet – hope it includes ideas from post-essentialism geography and cultural theory. Exhibition at the Wellcome Collection, London.

15 January 2010

Initiatives of Change

Good to meet Michael Smith of the UK Initiatives of Change this evening at the Global Tolerance FaithClimateConnect virtual summit. Hot on the heels of an email from Angela & … Continue reading

14 January 2010 · 6 Comments

Breaking and Entering

A great evening with old friends from Papua New Guinea days (now dividing their time between Timor and the US).  Then TV news footage of the devastating earthquake in Haiti … Continue reading

14 January 2010

Is town planning fair?

The Royal Town Planning Institute‘s strapline is “mediation of space – making of place”.  The Swiss referendum on a blanket ban on new minarets throughout the country (instead of the … Continue reading

5 January 2010 · 1 Comment

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