TANQUERAY

Have you heard the story of Tanqueray? If you have not what are you waiting for? Go now to the Humans of New York Instagram page and read all about this wonderful woman with the wildest of stories and coolest of demeanour. Back in the day she went by the name Tanqueray… We see a…

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CHRISTCHURCH | WE PRAY FOR YOU

It was 3am on the 15th of March and I couldn’t sleep. I’d just wrapped up a call with a colleague in Sydney some two hours before and I was hoping to get much needed rest but my insomnia had other plans. My phone ping’d with an alert- there’d been a shooting in a mosque…

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Africa Is Not A Prop | We Can All Do Better

There is a conversation buzzing around, a larger conversation that ought to be had but keeps circling the periphery, it is one about the ethics of being a tourist anywhere, but especially in Africa.  A propriety that is expected from travellers; how to behave when travelling outside of your norm. There is an expectation on…

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The Autumn List

It’s Autumn and we are about to be engulfed in colours; reds and golds with fading greens. Its the perfect slant of the season. Nowhere does in-between seasons like Britain does. Absolutely nowhere. The temperature is perfect, the sun is shining, the sky is a brilliant shade of blue and even on the greyest of…

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31 Days of Summer

This summer is a special one for me, because last summer I was in hospital for most of it and spent the rest of it on steroids and a host of there medications, swollen like a blowfish, and getting better. I am still in the course of treatment, but a long way away from where…

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The Joy & Pain of Being An England Football Fan

Supporting England in any world sport is painful but not nearly as painful as supporting the English football team. It is akin to being an Arsenal fan. Arsenal fans, we know pain. Shit we’ve known decades worth of pain from a team we believe can get us to the promise land season after season, but…

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