Lest We Forget

Wanda Zyborska writes about HM Stanley, Denbigh, memorialisation and art, asking, How can we have equality without diversity in our cultural representations?

PUBLISHED ON: 28/07/20

CATEGORY: Column, Opinion

The recent actions of Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters tearing down statues of the slave owner Edward Colston in Bristol has drawn public attention …

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The Last Giants: The Rise and Fall of the African Elephant

Amy Aed reviews the non-fictional novel The Last Giants that educates on the intelligence of and injustice towards African elephants

PUBLISHED ON: 17/04/20

CATEGORY: Reviews

The Last Giants is a beautiful, heartbreaking, and educational book by Levison Wood, a man who is often regarded as one of the best explorers of the T …

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A Stranger Comes to Town

Mandy Sutter on how she identified the theme of loneliness in her developing novel, Bush Meat

PUBLISHED ON: 01/08/17

CATEGORY: Opinion

My family spent two years in Nigeria in the 1960s, when I was about seven. I based my memoir-travel piece, ‘Bush Meat’ (published in extract form in N …

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Bush Meat: As My Mother Told Me

Mandy Sutter

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Fiction

Day after day, a boy tends his cows and watches the sky. The grass is brown; the animals dying; the trees unable to put forth leaves. The clouds cast …

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No Situation is Permanent

Hannah Garrard

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Essays

1. Those Who Live in Such Harmony Must Be Happy Buduburam Refugee Camp, Ghana, 2006 Buduburam returns to me in a series of images, scents and sounds: …

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Earth Core: the Hominin Project

Linda Rhinehart

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Blog

I attended Julian Ruddock’s exhibition at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre twice one week at the end of May. It was intended to showcase the power of combi …

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Clicking Fingers – Knowmadic Ali visits the Bay

Nathan Munday

PUBLISHED ON: 28/02/17

CATEGORY: Blog

The poem on the Millennium Centre is huge but big songs were sung behind its letters on Tuesday night. I got off the train. I walked under HORIZONS be …

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Interview with Scholastique Mukasonga

Suzy Ceulan Hughes

PUBLISHED ON: 26/11/13

CATEGORY: Interview

NWR: Hello, Scholastique. Firstly, I’d like to say how pleased I am to be bringing your short story, ‘Le Deuil’ (Mourning), to English readers for the …

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Stand Up, John Rowlands

John Barnie

PUBLISHED ON: 20/11/13

CATEGORY: Essays

Background In 1887, HM Stanley led his third and last expedition across Central Africa. Its mission was to relieve Emin Pasha, Governor of the Egyptia …

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Africa Junction

Dylan Moore

PUBLISHED ON: 07/06/11

CATEGORY: Reviews

Even those Westerners who have ‘lived in Africa on and off for most of [their] lives,’ like Ginny Bailey’s character Louis are ‘wary of talking politi …

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