Currencies
Photography / Stuff / Travel

Currencies

A country’s currency can sometimes say a lot about it’s history and culture. National traditions are often imprinted on bills and coin. Cash can be crisp and fresh  or it can be crusty and wrinkled. Dirty money smells different in different places… and the ‘dirt’ clings differently too. A while ago I found myself at the … Continue reading

News / World

It’s been 6 months…

Exactly six months ago, my former colleague Bashar Fahmi was travelling on assignment in Syria when he was caught in a crossfire that led to the death of another journalist. Bashar and his cameraman were kidnapped. While the cameraman was released two days later, nobody seems to know anything about Bashar’s whereabouts. His friends and family … Continue reading

Views of Libya
Photography / Travel

Views of Libya

This post is dedicated to the people of Libya. It’s been two years since the ‘official’ start of the revolution that put an end of 40+ years of Gaddafi rule. Looking at the images of celebration earlier, I was overcome with nostalgia and wondered what had come of some of the people I’d met there. Less than … Continue reading