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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari My rating: 4 of 5 stars The four stars I’ve given this book are, I’ll admit from the start, somewhat out of respect for this brilliant author rather than wholly deserved with this ‘sequel’ to his superb ‘Sapiens’. There are many passages which frankly […]
Theatre Review: Brick Lane 78 by Murad Khan By Ken Powell On Saturday 5 May, West Midlands-based theatre company, Purbanat, gave a special performance of Murad Khan’s latest offering ‘Brick Lane 78‘ at London’s Brady Art Centre. The date was chosen deliberately: 40 years since the murder of Altab Ali, a Bangladeshi textile worker who […]
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Tag Archives: food
Wifey has gone off to teach in Jessore for the week leaving me in my jadu ghor, my little museum apartment, to entertain myself for a few days. I’m well prepared. I still have the books I’d hoped to … Continue reading
A month ago I had the pleasure of guest-posting on Inky n the Brain run by a very nice chap called Justin. Today it’s Justin’s time to return the favour. Justin’s site is about practical positivity and motivation which is … Continue reading
How would you like, today, to make the world a little bit better and easier? How would you like it if that could work for you too? How would you like it if cooking was the medium for a feel-good … Continue reading
MakeWealthHistory has just published an excellent post this week about the loss or waste of food produced for human consumption. It dismays me to read that between 1/4 and a 1/3 of all food is lost or wasted. Those two … Continue reading
This post is well worth reading to understand more about the price hike problems people are facing in Bangladesh. This is something our friends around LAMB (most of them poor) are facing every day. Even I’ve noticed how much harder … Continue reading