Arrival 1946 – Moniza Alvi

A wonderfully concise poem by the Pakistani-British poet Moniza Alvi. It says it all in just 8 lines. A post-war immigrant's initial experience of England in all its weirdness and incomprehensibility. Arrival 1946 The boat docked in at Liverpool. From…

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Taking things personally

This is one of my favourite Uganda signs (and i've got a few - perhaps if there is demand, i might publish a few more...). This brand of Uganda-grown tea was distributed throughout the country. Surely one of the most…

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Peruvian posts – 2

it was a chance encounter - we had gone out to do the usual touristy thing of visiting the main craft market in Lima - and it just so happened that this was the celebration of the birthday of El…

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Peruvian posts – 1

am staying with friends who have broadband and so can send my first Peruvian posting! arrived here in Lima at midnight Thursday night having been on the go for 24 hours. never has being able to lie horizontal been so…

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