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Transcending Evil

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History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives. -Abba Eban (Israeli diplomat, politician and author) Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilisation, we must make our choice; we can't have both.  -Abraham Flexener (American Educator)  We are divided as a species and yet we hav[...]

Strange Days: The Traveller's Insight

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‘Remember, remember always that all of us, you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists’ - Franklin D. Roosevelt. Today it’s nearly impossible to start a debate on immigration without arousing feelings of racism. The two topics are strongly related and that is probably why immigration became a problem. History has, over the y[...]

Photography Interview: Jonathan Salmon

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How did you discover your interest in landscape and documentary work? Photography can convey a huge array of subject matters, and it is this that attracts so many people to it as a practice to interact and analyse the world. Whilst making great images, photographers can pursue many other facets of life through the medium. Tim Hetherington was a humanitari[...]

Exhibition Review: Forensics- The Anatomy of Crime

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I am a sucker for a good, handmade artists book. I like pastel colours, delicate papers, and the deep blue hues of cyanotype prints. So when I joined the long queue at The Wellcome Collection’s Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime exhibition, and was handed a beautiful, dainty accompanying information booklet, I was in awe. Between the delicate pastel blues an[...]

No Ball Games: An Ode to the Council Estate

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It’s the sort of noise dodgy electrical equipment makes in a silent room. There isn’t the damp sweet green smell that you have in the summer evenings in the country; it’s a dense, very warm and very human air. The air can be cloying and comforting, like the city that it’s produced in. It’s the smell of hot tarmac, and the creamy E-number laced taste of a scr[...]

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