A hungry planet

Published April 19, 2009 | No responses yet
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A friend shared this collection in Time a while back, but I stumbled upon them again today. The pictures are by photographer Peter Menzel and are part of the book “Hungry Planet: What the World Eats“. Bhutan, Shingkhey Village — $5.0 Family recipe: Mushroom, cheese and pork       Before coming to university, I never
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Marzieh Ghiasi

Suheir Hammad in Montreal

Published March 31, 2009 | No responses yet
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“Don’t want to be your exotic…” She declared after the round of applause at her entrance. The music gave way to silence, a few whistles, then in darkness the whole room hushed. “… like some colorful dark fragile bird imprisoned.” she said resolutely. Adorning a red glittery shawl, she let every page fall to floor
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Marzieh Ghiasi

Why bother?

Published January 18, 2009 | One response so far
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The past few days Montréal’s temperature has averaged a cool -20°C, otherwise known as nostril-hair freezing cold. This kind of cold is not really a great motivator for hanging out outside. So I’ve been occupying myself with the news (a mix of alarming and horrifying), drinking tea and re-reading some Vonnegut. I find myself coming
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Marzieh Ghiasi