A collection of confidential documents released by WikiLeaks this month has revealed China attempted to limit the Dalai Lama’s movements by politically pressuring many international countries. Other documents discuss the international communities concern about Tibet and the free Tibet cause. The WikiLeaks website was founded in 2006 by among others Chinese dissidents and journalists with … Continue reading WikiLeaks reveal China’s attempts to limit Dalai Lama’s movements and other Chinese embarrassments
The title explains the premise and point to this blog entry, but don't just smile nod and go back to watching I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here read it. The blog is written by a person I am very proud to call a friend, we met when I was working for the Durham … Continue reading A blog I urge you to read
Beijing: It has been reported that in the week following Liu Xiaobo's awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize, dozens of people who openly agreed with him have been detained, beaten, harassed or put under house arrest. The latest in a string of arrests appears to be Ding Zilin (pictured right), who has been reported missing … Continue reading One of my Articles: China Harasses Prize Winner’s Friends
Anyone who has been to Delhi will tell you that the Rickshaw drivers are the life-blood of the ever busy cit, ferrying it’s millions of people through the multitude of crisscrossing veins that are Delhi’s streets. So I came up with the notion that to find out India’s real view (not what the media wants … Continue reading Are the Commonwealth Games for the common-wealth of Delhi?
This week my future truly began in earnest, there’s no turning back now. My flight is booked, 1st of September, London Heathrow to Delhi. I graduated earlier this month (read http://bit.ly/cIayn1 for more information on that) and as my friend pointed out I was taking the biggest risk out of all my friends, the largest … Continue reading Flights Booked, now the adventure begins…
“I have measured out my life with coffee spoons”. This line from T.S Elliot’s The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock, sums up my life exactly, I am a colossal coffee addict, especially now with dissertation and summative deadlines building up, coffee is the saviour that galvanises me into action. My days are dictated by my … Continue reading The Beauty of Coffee
I urge those seeing the statistics today to not shy away from university life as it will give you far more in life than than a few numbers on your CV will ever represent.