Category: Tall Stories

Togetherness

Togetherness Youth Cooperative is perched on a hillside in Munini, on the skirts of Kigali, Rwanda. The rich afternoon sun casts its glow across the valley, off the...

Retreating to Holy Island

“Katie can come back and help repopulate the island.” Going on a retreat was not quite what I had expected.   I had gone to Lindisfarne, a small tidal…

Scarlet Red Lips

“Dear people of London, it’s 28 degrees here in Middlesbrough, that’s right, that place further north than York, but a bit below Durham, 28 degrees. Nothing good to…

GE17 + Brexit – The view from Middlesbrough

At the time of The General Election 2017 (GE 2017), I was away from London, spending three weeks in Middlesbrough asking questions about migration. Middlesbrough has become famed…

Losing a Memory card in a Maize field

Over the course of 2 days we visited 3 Batwa villages. The Batwa, as you may be aware, are indigenous to East Africa and make up approx 1%…