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Immigrants, Emigrants and Exiles: Un franco, 14 pesetas

As I’ve already mentioned elsewhere on this blog (see here and here), part of my PhD thesis focuses on the representation of immigrants and immigration in contemporary Spanish cinema.  1,572 more words


Bidheysee akah vumakee kusheh noon

Bidheyseennakee alhugandumenge thereygai huri varah mathee fenvaruge vazeefaa thakun feshigen emme aadhaige masakkaiy ves kuramun dhaa baeh. Emeehunves emeehunge aailaa thakaa dhurah ahis mi dhivehi fasgandugai masakkaiy kuramun dhanee varah foni ummeedhu thakakaa ekuga. 172 more words


There have been various discussion on 702 regarding emigrant citizens returning to South Africa. This is my take on the issue:

Hello John and Xolani… 708 more words


Straying starts now

As I got into the cab a track with the lyrics ‘I don’t care what you say,it’s my life’. I want to it to resonate with me but it just doesn’t, everyone I’ve told about this adventure has been totally supportive of why I want to try somewhere else out. 336 more words


8 events this weekend in Doha: March 26-28

Is Tuesday too soon to be talking about the weekend? Who am I kidding – it’s never too soon to talk about the weekend. It’s shaping up to be a great one here too – absolutely loads going on. 348 more words


Words under Pressure #20

Our current trip has once again reacquainted me with the beauty and variety of this wonderful country I have chosen to come and live in. And since I’ve been on the road for days, I have no sewing to show you, and my camera is staying safely in its bag, out of the rain, so it’ll have to be words again. 214 more words


Sometimes, it's hard being the new kid

I’m not sure how much to write today.

I try to keep this blog pretty upbeat, but that’s not where I am today. Nothing major has changed; I still like Doha (mostly) and I’m still enjoying my job (mostly), but I’ve felt quite lonely the last couple of days. 327 more words