What Does Hunger Look Like? (Day 2: Live Below The Line)

"A hungry man is not a free man" - Adlai E. Stevenson Nearly one billion people go to bed hungry every night and two million children die from malnutrition every year. We've made progress in other areas, but hunger remains the great scandal of our age. All around the world, including in the UK, people … Continue reading What Does Hunger Look Like? (Day 2: Live Below The Line)

Live Below The Line

This piece was originally written by myself for the Development In Action blog. The original can be found here: http://developmentinaction.wordpress.com/2011/07/27/live-below-the-line/ Over the past couple of weeks the world has stared in shock as we see famine and drought take a hold on the Horn of Africa once more. Sadly this is not the first time we have … Continue reading Live Below The Line

Accident of Latitude

As a child growing up in the 80s, some of the first, and eternally shocking, images that I witnessed on television were the images of the famine in Ethiopia. Early, early images in 1984-5 are very vague to me and only are recalled through their association with Live Aid. Most vivid and moving in my … Continue reading Accident of Latitude