“White saviour”, “poverty porn”, “reinforcing negative stereotypes” have been some of the phrases thrown at Ed Sheeran in recent weeks after he ‘won’ the 2017 Rusty Radiator award handed out by Radi-Aid. This annual award, along with the Golden Radiator, highlights the very worst and best fundraising videos in international development. The judges criticise videos […]
Read More The two sides of Ed Sheeran’s development work
On Saturday I was invited back to Walk the Walk to capture The Tootsie Rollers performing their charity single and then starting the half marathon through the night all to raise funds to end breast cancer. As when I attended in 2014 the atmosphere was incredible with 15,000 people in the tent being treated to […]
Read More Walk the Walk 2016 with The Tootsie Rollers
I knew six wouldn’t be enough when I wrote a blog about the must see sights in Ghana a couple of years ago. So here are six more ‘must see’ sights for when you visit Ghana, they range from beaches and forts, to mountains and monkeys. The six can be seen on the map below and […]
Read More Six more must see sights in Ghana
Last Saturday I was lucky enough to be invited by The Tootsie Rollers back stage for the brilliant concert held for all of the inspirational fundraisers completing The MoonWalk 2014. The 20,000 people packed in a tent waiting to complete a 26.2 mile walk were treated to brilliant music and inspirational speeches, just in case they needed […]
Read More The MoonWalk 2014
UNDP have released a fantastic video showing happy people in the Philippines dancing amongst overturned cars, wreckage and knocked down buildings. Are the people of the Philippines still suffering? Absolutely. Is it still possible to smile and have fun whilst facing problems? You decide after watching the video below.
Read More Happy – Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan
When Hugo, Matt and I sat down to plan this trip we pretty much prioritised the three items in the title of this blog entry (we also decided we wouldn’t be adverse to a cheeky beer or two). We got our fill of all of these along with drinking moonshine, visiting the home of blues […]
Read More Southern sun, BBQ and country music – A tour of the deep south – Atlanta.