Month January 2018

John Greensmith

Having arranged an interview with John Greensmith we were not entirely sure what to expect when we arrived at the Highcross Shopping Centre armed with just a mobile phone and lots of enthusiasm. All that we knew about John Greensmith… Continue Reading →

Junk Mail Britain

Leicester’s De Montfort University held an evening with the award-winning filmmaker Mark Craig. The event was organised by Ben Archer at the university’s Mill Studios. Mark Craig showcased a short film called ‘Junk Mail Britain’. It makes the point that… Continue Reading →

Brazil without Borders

Today I went to a screening of the documentary film, ‘Fronteira Da Grandeza: Brazil’s Relationship with its Borders’, with the two filmmakers, Dodge Billingsley and Cory Leonard present. I did not know what to expect besides knowing the documentary was… Continue Reading →

More Plastic than Fish

Plastic pollution is all over the news. Last week British prime minister Theresa May announced new measures to discourage plastic use, as far as practicable, by 2045. First of all the world can’t wait another 27 years for this to… Continue Reading →

Slackers

Walking through the City Centre of Leicester there were sleeping bags and duvets everywhere. Lots of them in lots of different places, in front of shops and on street corners. The homeless crisis appears to accelerate at an unprecedented pace…. Continue Reading →

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