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Exhilarating watching a journalist nail a PM to the wall

May 18, 2016

Exhilarating watching a journalist nail a PM to the wall


We know that the Saudi regime is a serious human rights abuser, so why is Canada selling it armoured vehicles, the very ones used to intimidate its populace? At times like this I wish we had TV interviewers in Canada with as much mettle as Jon Snow backing David Cameron into a corner on why the UK supported Saudi Arabia’s bid to be on the UN’s Human Rights Council .

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Prince

April 24, 2016

Prince


Photo: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Purple is associated with mourning as well as all the better known things—royalty, magic and spirituality etc. Somehow I’d forgotten this until Prince died.

I am so gutted by this news, I don’t even know what to write.

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Endangered 5000 year old ancient practice of making silk made from mollusc slime

January 15, 2016

Endangered 5000 year old ancient practice of making silk made from mollusc slime

“Haste doesn’t live here,” says one sign on the door. Another inside says “Nothing in this room is for sale.” An Italian woman named Chiara Vigo is the last living master of the ancient textile tradition of spinning “baysuss” or silk produced from the fibres exuded by a giant mediterranean mollusc.

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