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AMREF and Fundraising in Africa

Nefeli Oikonomidou Foka talks about her campaign to raise money for helping street children in Kenya and the work her selected charity performs. Nowadays we take many things for granted: from basic human rights such as access to shelter, food and clothing, to the fundamental

The Ruined Cities – Leo Mellor and V for Vendetta

Submissions Reader Eavie Burnett examines the political impact of the destruction of urban landscapes in fiction.  Destruction is a powerful force. Obliterating urban landscapes creates a seemingly empty space that is in fact loaded with “phantasmal apparition” (139), as Leo Mellor describes. Mellor goes on

An Analysis of Girl With a Pearl Earring

Written by Flora Carr. “I waited for a moment, my hair out over my shoulders, but he did not come. Now that the painting was finished he no longer wanted me” (Tracy Chevalier 222) Set in the Delft of mid-seventeenth century Netherlands, Chevalier’s 1999 novel