Labels in Peshawar

Food aid is desperately limited in its effectiveness. It works in only a few places and under very specific circumstances (PDF) – ie in places where there is no food and people are going to die unless they are handed pulses, oil and corn. In many cases there are much more effective ways of helping … More Labels in Peshawar

Postcards from Hell 7: Tomorrow’s Samosa Wrapper

The only thing to say to someone who’s reputation has just been besmirched by the British newspapers is “not to worry, it’s tomorrow’s fish and chip paper”. Of course, that’s useless advice now that the Internet gives us a continually updated newspaper archive. Anyway, in Pakistan it seems that today’s news is tomorrow’s samosa wrapper. … More Postcards from Hell 7: Tomorrow’s Samosa Wrapper