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A thousand words on the photographs of Aylan Kurdi

It is truly extraordinary how the tragic¬†photos of the death of the 3-year-old Syrian boy, Aylan Kurdi¬†have transformed the debate around refugees in Europe over the past week. However awful those pictures were though, at least – at last – … Continue reading

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The spider trees of Pakistan: a tale of two photographs and the web

I took the above photo in Pakistan’s Sindh province in towards the end of last year. I was there for the Department for International Development, looking at how humanitarian aid from the UK was helping some of the 20million people … Continue reading

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