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30 November 2001 • 3,043 words • Reportage & Criticism
In the pilgrimage centres of the Brazilian Northeast—remote rural shrines that attract hundreds of thousands of visitors in the high season—are found what are locally… more»
March 1989 • 1,007 words • Reportage & Criticism
Some travellers never return. They become villagers instead. It happened to one that I know, the symbolist of Itaparica. An American landscape painter, his masterwork is the… more»
31 July 1998 • 6,547 words • Reportage & Criticism
In 1997 I received an irresistible summons from Rio de Janeiro. A Rio samba school, União da Ilha do Governador, one of fourteen in the… more»
February 1996 • 1,281 words • City of Words
My forebears on my father’s father’s side were silk merchants in Macclesfield, in England. During the industrial revolution they pioneered the mechanized, factory-based process that… more»
18 August 1996 • 1,083 words • City of Words
In “Mending Wall”, his poem about the limits of neighbourliness. Robert Frost writes Something there is that doesn’t love a wall That sends the frozen-ground-swell under… more»
November 1995 • 1,116 words • City of Words
A package arrives from my old teacher, from Japan. “Printed matter,” it says on the outside, “no commercial value”. But the contents are precious. For… more»
19 October 1998 • 983 words • City of Words
I first went up Yr Wyddfa—Snowdon to the English—at the age of two,… more»
6 June 1996 • 1,248 words • City of Words
Broadcasting policy in Britain is under the direction of people with no vision: the cut in funding for BBC World Service radio, the country’s one… more»
October 1996 • 1,172 words • City of Words
My neighbour, the poet Alan Jenkins, who lives just a few streets away,… more»
December 1996 • 864 words • City of Words
Many are the claims that have been made for the redemptive power of art. Now here’s another: it makes us live longer. In the Christmas… more»
In ethnographic research, oral history, human rights, journalism, literature and film
The original affluent society and its encounter with modernity
Learning from human rights and humanitarian crises...
A Norman castle in the north-east of...
Last month in Yirol I bought a heifer—a brindled two-year old, not yet in calf....
An item in the Times Literary Supplement of 23...