Category Archives: Latin American issues

Bolivia

Hoy escribo en español porque es tú día, mi querida Bolivia. (Today i write in spanish because it’s your day, my dear Bolivia)   Es extraño como te quiero, y como pienso tanto en ti. Como quisiera conocerte mejor, y … Continue reading

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How did my mum do this!

How did people manage? what i actually mean is: how did mums manage to do all this and not get lost in translation in the past?. Is it actually possible to be a mum that is on top of things … Continue reading

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I’m just a girl

Ok, this is a subject i’ve long been thinking on how to tackle, and i’m not sure i’ll ever know what the best way is, so i’ll just start and see where it leads.. It’s no secret i’m thinking a … Continue reading

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the good, the bad and the ugly

I have been physically separated from my laptop for longer than a month because it was holiday time, so no nursery for my boys, and it was summer time, so the perfect excuse to postpone ones own ambitions and interests … Continue reading

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Madre soltera / Single Mother

Durante una conversación con una amiga española me llamó la atención un comentario suyo. Ambas vivimos en el mismo barrio en las afueras de Londres y tenemos en común la guardería a la que asisten nuestros hijos, el idioma que … Continue reading

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An ode to 51 lost children: Fellows Friday with Bahia Shehab

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Bahia Shehab’s latest work on the streets of Cairo memorialize 51 children killed in a school bus crash. In this image, three brothers have a conversation. Child 1: “They still didn’t get the lesson.” Child…

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Hans Rosling shatters the myth of “developed” versus “developing” nations

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Hans Rosling has given nine TED Talks, each sharing a carefully measured dataset to change misconceptions about global issues. Now, the Gates Foundation shares a new demonstration from Rosling. Here, using powerful moving charts, Rosling…

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