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Will Gambians get justice after Barrow’s deal with Jammeh party?

by Louise Hunt Louise Hunt is an investigative multi-media freelance journalist, filmmaker and communications consultant. Five years ago I reported on the Gambia’s historic transition from dictatorship to democracy in the December 2016 election. Over several years, I interviewed…

News

The Last Taboo – Radio 4

by Sophie Olson. Tune in on 13th Sept. @BBCRadio4 to listen to my story on Lights Out, a @FallingTreeProd produced by @Redzi and @PhoebeMcindoe They have done a fantastic job. I’m so happy with the finished result. I was…

Film

The Flying Child Project – Child Sexual Abuse

“This was poignant, yet beautiful. Very respectfully done, honest, raw, & real. Thank you for bringing this difficult topic to the forefront, and making sure that survivors voices are being heard. I’m looking forward to seeing what you do…

Newsletter

Newsletter July 2021

Well it feels like summer and it’s threatening to be a hot weekend so this is as good a time as any to send a first newsletter. Sign up here for occasional emails. I’ve always liked this quote: “Flaubert said…

News

Peaceful protest In Glasgow

“you messed with the wrong city” Kenmure Street protestor Incredible scenes here – we got them out! Police released them from the van and took them to a safe haven, the local mosque. Seriously beautiful example of peaceful protest,…

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QUOTE

“We’re not here because we’re concerned about the odds against us. And we’re not here because we’re concerned about winning or losing. We’re here because this is the right place to be, the right thing to do, and the…

Courses

Letterpress printing workshops

Mostly Flat by Dulcie Fulton Here at the Mostly Flat studio on the Herefordshire & Shropshire borders, I run letterpress workshops teaching the fundamentals of traditional letterpress printing to individuals or small groups. Coronavirus has rather buggered that up…

Photography

Ailsa Craig

Ailsa Craig, West coast of Scotland in Spring By Robert K Wilson “On a beautiful clear day, this little cloud formed perfectly above Ailsa Craig and stayed there for almost 3 hours changing shape all the time.” I have…

Film

The Mouse

A short film about predators Article by Neil Cowan We’ve recently started working with THE FLYING CHILD PROJECT, an organisation set up to raise awareness of Child Sexual Abuse and to train people how to recognise the signs that…

My Last Photo

My Last Photo – Andrew Foreman

Andy Foreman, actor and writer. Interview by Neil Cowan Andy’s real job is that of a touring theatrical actor and in the background he has other projects that he’s developing, some are new, some have been evolving for years.…

Environment Photography

Les Eyzies in the Dordogne

Les Eyzies in the Dordogne Rupert Truman Shot at Les Eyzies in the Dordogne this afternoon. When I looked at it I though there was dust on it (a constant battle in the days of real film). I looked…

Courses Writing

Come And Write It Out

Six-week introductory Write It Out course, on Zoom. All you need is a notebook, a pen, and an open mind – and don’t worry, you won’t have to share what you write unless you want to. Created by Saša…

Writing

TIS CHEEPER IN THE DARK

I just thought, you know what? I’m never going to get published, so I’m just going to write absolutely what I want to write. Liz Hyder, author Liz Hyder is an award winning novelist and arts PR consultant. Read…

Writing

Plagiarism And Other Perfidies

Plagiarism is bad enough but it’s even worse when the offender makes a product that’s inferior. Illustration by Neil Cowan.…

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Meanwhile…

This magazine is a collection of things people are up to alongside their everyday lives. Like the subplot of a story, research in a laboratory, or a wave building out at sea, it’s about the stuff that carries on bubbling…