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Down in the Green Room

UGANDA | Thursday, 15 May 2014 | Views [90] | Scholarship Entry

Those who've been there call it the green room. It's a place deep in a violent river rapid where tonnes of water curls in on itself and forces you down, holds you there, resisting all your panicked efforts to return to the surface. I was, suddenly, in ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip


Catching a Moment - Cricket on the Roof of the World

AFGHANISTAN | Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | Views [126] | Scholarship Entry

We had spent three of the last four days crammed in the back of various four-wheel-drives, bouncing over roads and tracks of ever-decreasing quality. So when we pulled up at the mud-walled guesthouse in the sunlight of late afternoon, we were looking ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Writing Scholarship 2013


My Scholarship entry - Understanding a Culture through Food

WORLDWIDE | Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | Views [161] | Scholarship Entry

As our eagerly-awaited dinner was served, our hosts’ eyes were all on us. Including the one on the plate. It would have been ungracious of us to show disappointment, and admittedly our gastronomic expectations had not been high. But I think our small ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Writing Scholarship 2012


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