Inside Turkmenistan: No Covid 19? All Is Not What It Seems…

This article explores the situation in the reclusive state of Turkmenistan during the Coronavirus pandemic and the attempts the authoritarian government has been going to in order to supress both the outbreak and the very existence of the virus in the country.

Live Aid or Dead Aid?

13th July 2020 On the surface Live Aid may seem to be a success story, one which the West can be proud of. As we delve deeper however, we see that there is much that is problematic about Live Aid and what it represents… Today marks 35 years since the legendary Live Aid concert onContinue reading “Live Aid or Dead Aid?”

When Colston Came Crumbling Down

18th June, 2020 On Sunday 7th June 2020, protesters in Bristol brought down one of the city’s most prominent figures, Edward Colston, in a rousing iconoclasmic act that saw him toppled all the way down to the murky depths of the River Avon. Home Secretary Priti Patel has described Colston’s forcible deposition by the peopleContinue reading “When Colston Came Crumbling Down”

Myth-Busting Propaganda

After having seen this ‘Racist Britain?’ post shared by people on social media several times in the space of a few hours, I decided to deconstruct it its highly problematic (and racist) underpinnings…

Travelling in Times of Fear

These photographs were all taken on an essential journey in May 2020, adhering to the UK Government’s regulations and recommendations. Photo Credit: @cocohuggins