Sunday film at GOMA – A River Called Titas

You might be interested in this film at GOMA this Sunday 11 Dec 2010 (free entry) Titas Ekti Nadir Naam (A River Called Titas) 1973 Ages 18+ Based on a celebrated Bengali novel, this film is a spare and beautiful portrait of the life and ultimate dissolution of a fishing community on the banks of … Continue reading Sunday film at GOMA – A River Called Titas

I am a middle-aged rail fan – ‘the trains that were murdered’

"This train don't carry no con men, this train; This train don't carry no con men, this train; This train don't carry no con men, No wheeler dealers, here and gone men, This train don't carry no con men, this train." — Woody Guthrie Recently friends and I went to Ballarat for the Eureka celebrations … Continue reading I am a middle-aged rail fan – ‘the trains that were murdered’

Ciaron O’Reilly reports from outside Julian Assange’s London court appearance

I had been concerned for Bradley Manning since his original military detention in Iraq and subsequent transfer to isolation at the Quantico Base in Virginia. I became more concerned when I attended a "Stop the War Coalition" (StWC) meeting in Conway Hall/ London promoted as celebrating the recent release of Biritsh military resister Joe Glenton. … Continue reading Ciaron O’Reilly reports from outside Julian Assange’s London court appearance