Monthly Archives: March 2011

Do you hear them when they cry? – Part 2

Note: Names have been changed to protect the identity of the interviewees.  It is dark, cold and stifling in the fishing boat. Thida shifts his seating position to relieve the pressure on his behind from sitting with no adequate back … Continue reading

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Top British Stars raise £8,000 for charity

Top British stars gathered to raise £8,000 for a writing and human rights charity network, earlier this month, at the Kilburn Tricycle Theatre. Sir Ben Kingsley, Dame Harriet Walter, Bill Patterson and Mathew Macfayden were among the celebrities to read … Continue reading

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My Favourite Malaysian – Dr. Jemilah Mahmood

I’ve always had a romantic viewpoint of humanitarian workers who voluntarily offer their help in war-torn countries. Black and white scenes of them kneeling down to a child offering food or medicine almost always come to my mind and I … Continue reading

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TV REVIEW: The Boat That Guy Built

Britain as we know today is far from what it was in the 19th century according to Guy Martin in his latest TV programme The Boat That Guy Built. “Everything was coming out of Britain,” he says, “iron bridges, steam … Continue reading

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English PEN Presidency Handover

Dame Harriet Walter, Bill Paterson, Mathew Macfayden and Ben Kinsgley are set to join an evening to mark the handover of the English PEN Presidency at the Tricycle Theatre, Kilburn High Road on 6 March 2011. The event entitled Inspirations … Continue reading

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A Life in the Day of: Fadli Halim

This work was written as part of my tutorial assignment in reference to The Times’ A Life in The Day Of feature. You can read some of them from The Times online archive here and here. A Life in the … Continue reading

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