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Bisto and the Priest Part I

The small town in which I have lived most of my long life is not much different from any other small rural town in Ireland. There are some towns that may be larger than others, and some that are smaller, but in each of these towns lives at least one character whose reputation is known both far wide. 2,784 more words


Photo of the Day – March 11th – Hill 3

The slums of India with the “hill with a view” known to the locals as Hill 3

Mumbai, India

~drone photo by Amos Chapple

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Old Cameras Needed In India.

I am publishing next week’s post now as I am away next week on a school camp. And yes, you read the above correctly. I am asking you to give me your cameras! 446 more words


JACOB RIIS: Lighting Up The Slums With Flash Photography

Lighting Up The Slums With Flash Photography

By Bill Dobbins

The 19th century was a period of mass immigration to the United States.   1,311 more words


बुरा न मानो होली है Please don't mind me (throwing colours on you). It's Holi

Waking up early, I decided I would set off before the sun reached its peak. Following advice from the lovely staff at Basti hostel I went on a 20 to 30 minute walk to the nearby beach. 428 more words


What are the Mumbai Slums Really Like?

When I first got to Mumbai I was offered a tour which involved seeing The Slums. My first thoughts were ‘I don’t want to intrude on peoples lives when they aren’t happy.’ I was then told that this was in fact a desirable place to live for many in India, as they have clean water, electricity, free education, uniform and books. 455 more words