Should India be Given a Permanent Seat at the United Nations Security Council?
Established in the aftermath of WWII the core body of the UN has changed little in composition. Currently there are only five permanent members of the SC (Security Council), the UK, France, Russia, the USA, and China. This raises several questions, why are three of the five SC members western? Where is African and S. American representation?
Goodbye: The Exeter Bike Shed Theatre shuts down
On March 31st Exeter will be saying farewell to one of its smallest, cosiest and most welcoming theatres. For many this will be a sad blow to the hart. The Bike Shed Theatre on Fore Street has been a place to socialise, see performances and enjoy wonderful cocktails and lovely food for so many people over the years. We look into why it is closing down? 'The Bike Shed won’t be replaced, but other things could grow.'
The India and Nepal Diaries Part 6
Days 15 (Night Time) to 16 (Part 1)
This is the 6th of a weekly instalment of ‘The India and Nepal Diaries.’ There will be a new one each Sunday. - To a degree this is a story about not very much. Mainly about being young and slightly stupid in places and cultures...
Traditions - Island Stories from Caye Caulker in Belize
The sun arched its way over us and sunk into Caribbean Sea which extended far beyond what I could see in front of me. “Alright folks, before we go any further we’ve got a couple of traditions to honour to bring us luck out there today”, Pops called out as he eased off the throttle and brought the boat to a stop.