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Foreigners: Three English Lives by Caryl Phillips

Foreigners tells the stories of three black men, all of whom lived, for the majority of their lives, in England. Belonging, identity and race are the key themes of the book, and that all three men’s lives end in tragedy can be linked in some part to all three being looked upon as outsiders by the communities around them. 460 more words


“Ordinary” foreigner tries to become famous in Japan in new documentary

A “really ordinary person from Australia” attempts to become famous in Japan and is making a film about it. 382 more words


Queen Mary's Rose Garden

These impressive, gold tipped iron gates

look shut, but you’re admitted easily:

Your father’s picking roses

for you – Since they belong

To all the children in the world. 61 more words

Poetry And Kitchen-sink Metaphysics

DANGER ( 2016 )

Now I have seen the mighty mountain and heard the restless sea

There is no greater image that my old heart may bring to me… 74 more words


Week 10: Interpreter of Maladies (1999) by Jhumpa Lahiri

How do the description of the Sun Temple at Konarak and its sculptures(pp 21-22) further develop or refine one of the main topics explored in ‘Interpreter of Maladies’? 326 more words

Being Conned By A Taxi Man

I have been quite lucky in the fact that I haven’t been scammed; you hear in Beijing about people being scammed when they meet a student looking to ‘practice their English with you’ and you both go to a teahouse to drink tea. 572 more words


I am here, despite it all

The elections have taken over everything. It’s been the dominant topic of conversation I overhear in the streets and on the bus; it’s what my colleagues and students talk about over breaks and occasionally in the classroom; and it’s all over my Twitter and Facebook feeds. 1,023 more words

The Personal Is Political