Giulietta Verdon-Roe’s photographs of everyday life on the islands of Kiribati initially appear idyllic. Pictures like ‘Retrieving moimotos (green coconuts), Bairiki, Tarawa’ (above) epitomise a tropical island paradise to a jaded Londoner, while the crisp black and white snapshot style summons up both a certain nostalgia and a refined beauty. 458 more words
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Two days ago, the World Health Organisation (WHO) conference for Health and Climate was on.
That sentence either really excited you or you thought it was the most boring thing I’ve ever written. 598 more words
VOX recently published a map identifying the richest person and largest company in each European country. In The Netherlands and France, the richest person is a woman; Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken of Heineken breweries, the largest company and the world’s third largest brewery for the Dutch and for France, L’Oreal and daughter of its founder, Liliane Bettencourt. 449 more words