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Lisbon seen through graffiti
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Lisbon seen through graffiti

While living in Lisbon I was often struck by the variety of the graffiti, sometimes political, sometimes artistic, sometimes whimsical, but with a distinctive character different from graffiti in London. Text and photos: Graham Douglas And I began to take pictures of them as a record that hints at other […]

Communication Breakdown
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Communication Breakdown

Maybe it’s all the disappointments we’ve had over the last decade; here in England, you may have heard about a little war we’ve been taken to in the Middle East, very much against our will.   Erica Buist   We tried to let them know we didn’t want to go […]

Just shut up, will you!
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Just shut up, will you!

In January 2011, as expected, Transport for London increased fare prices by over 30%,  yet public transport is neither any cleaner, safer, or more importantly, ‘quieter’. Randelle Tanios Ellis Long gone are the days where I could sit on a bus journey home and enjoy reading a book; yes, a […]

Top Gear and the Mexicans
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Top Gear and the Mexicans

-THE FILTER – Be quiet and still for a moment, and listen very hard…you should hear a faint fizzing sound…do you hear it?…shh, listen…that, my friends, is the sound of hundreds of thousands of Mexicans sizzling with anger over the comments made on Top Gear. Erica Buist The hugely popular […]

Permission to speak freely
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Permission to speak freely

My friend just gave birth. Which is, if you think about it, pretty amazing. I’ve never even given blood. Erica Buist It got me thinking about all the lessons you’re obliged to teach a new human, and later, conflicting lessons. You teach a child to always tell the truth. Later, […]