The Migrants’ Resource Centre in London works to improve the lives of immigrants in the United Kingdom. They have helped me, and many others, to learn new skills, and new confidence. I cannot thank them enough.
In the clip below Clive Handy articulates some of the cultural confusion felt by a certain sector of the British population that finds itself caught up in change. It is worth noting that 5 million UK nationals are now living abroad.
(With thanks to Rod Aguirre, Isabel Cortes and the Migrants Resource Centre (MRC) for their help with the production of the video.)
Jem Rolls – a tall, intense performance poet with over two decades experience – first performed his poetry on stage at the age of 31. He began in London, took his work to Edinburgh, and has spent many summers performing on the Canadian Fringes.
Here he explains the art of the performance poet, and touches on the life and challenges that come with it.
Meryl Harrison of the ZNSPCA who led animal rescues at the time of Zimbabwe’s chaotic land redistribution programme (photographed in England in 2012)
Ten years ago the BBC presented Meryl Harrison with a Special Award for Outstanding Work in Animal Welfare. Her ‘outstanding work‘ was done on Zimbabwe’s farms whilst Mugabe’s chaotic land redistribution programme was in full surge.