My good friend Abdullah Faliq sent me this photograph today. He is in Srebrenica with a group from London. It shows the burial yesterday of the remains of over 600 … Continue reading
Eurobloggers in London/Londres/Londra
Bloggers across Europe have been hopping on Eurostar to get to today’s gathering here in London at the new Europe House in Smith Square. I’m hardly a Euroblogger, but making … Continue reading
Berlin (en français pour la journée du blogging multilingue)
Quand on peur qu’on ne peut pas parler la langue étrangère qu’on apprenait à l’école il y a beaucoup des ans, mon avis est: allez au pays plus étrange et … Continue reading
Missing lives – Balkans
Quick post before I catch the train to Vienna. I’ve just seen this news item about a photo exhibition (Nick Danziger & Rory MacLean) which will be travelling from London’s … Continue reading
Life-giving theatre in Bosnia & London
Stef O’ Driscoll (award-winning theatre director) and Mark Griffin (St Mary’s University College, London), friends I’ve made through my thespian daughter, are off to Sarajevo on Friday. They want to … Continue reading
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.
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
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
An afternoon in Harrow
Brrrr – cold in Harrow this afternoon. I spotted the new mosque (scaffolding still around the minaret) at about the same time as I noticed huge numbers of police in … Continue reading