2006 (8)
Dec 22 2006 12:20PM
GUATEMALA...
At the entrance to the Casa Alianza shelter stands a statue of the Virgin Mary. It is a memorial bearing the names of 120 homeless children murdered on the streets of Guatemala. The first named is 13-year-old Nahaman Commona, kicked to...
Dec 18 2006 4:32PM
monday at the office....
Spent fours emailing people this morning then went for a swim as legs very stiff after a 12 mile walk near Bingley yesterday. I'm still trying to sell a couple of pieces from my trip to Guatemala so continually pitching to editors. I'v...
Dec 17 2006 4:30PM
Haiti - Sunday Herald Article
Haiti’s forgotten tragedy has no end in sight This appears in today's Sunday Herald, an award winning Scottish newspaper I write for regularly. David Pratt, the foreign editor, provides excellent coverage of human rights issues each we...
Dec 10 2006 10:09AM
Sunday Times article
The Sunday Times - Scotland The Sunday Times December 10, 2006 The feeding of the slum 5,000A tin hut in the heart of rural Argyll is the unlikely hub of a growing campaign to save children such as these in Haiti from starvation, write...
Dec 4 2006 11:11AM
Haiti
I was wrong when I said yesterday that a tour of downtown Port Au Prince would provide a taste of Cite Soleil. I could not have been more wrong. Home to nearly half a million people crammed into a space only roughly three square miles,...
Nov 26 2006 9:28PM
Haiti
Photographer Angela Catlin and I arrived in Port Au Prince yesterday after travelling for about 20 hours. We are staying in a hotel close to the airport called Hotel Visa Lodge. Today we hired a driver and had a two hour tour of the ci...
Nov 20 2006 11:59AM
Haiti.....
I'm to fly out to Haiti on Friday to write a feature for a national newspaper. I'll be staying for a week and working with photograper Angela Catlin. We're getting access to Cite Soleil - one of the world's most awful slums - through a...
Nov 14 2006 11:11AM
Guatemala....
I'm just back from a trip to Guatemala with photographer Angela Catlin and we are in the process of trying to sell our work to newspapers, magazines and radio. We spent two weeks in Guatemala City, surely one of the most violent capita...