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“I Will Tell You!” - By Hugh Yearwood

My name is Hugh Yearwood. I treat my own bouts of hiraeth by writing about my experiences as a child growing up in Guyana. I was fortunate to travel and work in the interior and luckily kept an irregular journal during the years 1980-1981. 5,311 more words


A Night of Words


A week ago, the power of spoken word moved many to tears of shared sorrow, joyful laughter and earnest thought as NCU held its second Poetry Slam. 344 more words

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Colombian artist Botero beats his own auction record

A bronze sculpture by Fernando Botero has set a new auction record for the Colombian artist.

“Adam and Eve” sold for $2.5 million at Christie’s on Monday. 246 more words


Wainaina: How to write about Africa

In this widely read essay, originally published in Granta 92, Kenyan writer, journalist, and activist, Binyavanga Wainaina, takes a swipe at the stereotypical narrative about Africa… 1,403 more words


Wearable Wednesday

back to basics with white dress shirt, grey sweats, stripes, handwritten postcards, and moleskin journal


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FILM: Sullom by Roseanne Watt

In a new departure for Bella, we present a filmpoem, ‘Sullom’  by Roseanne Watt. Roseanne is a young poet and film-maker from Shetland. She says: 54 more words

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