Monday, November 16th, 2009

This Is Not a Photomontage

In the background, the Sheraton Hotel. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The poshest place in town…possibly in the country. Owned by the richest man in the country who’s half Ethiopian and half Yemeni. He’s also one of the richest men in Saudi Arabia…more wonga than the entire Bin Laden family. He reckons he can throw billions into […]

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Beef in the Raw

Bring out your inner lion with this Ethiopian delicacy…if you dare. As served at what someone described as “the largest buffet I’ve ever seen in the poorest country I’ve ever been to”.

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Worst Storms to Batter Britain?

Allow me to be a bit smug with this little number:

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Travels and Travails

Have just come back from India filming my first ever documentary (by filming, I mean shooting, producing, directing, presenting, editing, everything myself) on suicides, pesticides and fashion. Working title “Deadly White Gold”… same as the article I wrote for Who’s Jack this September. At its height, up to 26 Indian cotton farmers a day were […]