For six weeks, I had been travelling across south-east Asia. When I arrived in Mumbai, India, I sat down with staff at the Kamathipura Centre, run by an organisation called Prerana. The first thing they said to me was “no photography allowed”. I’d travelled a long way, but they explained that the children who attended […]
The Czech First League league game on Sunday may have ended in disaster if it weren’t for one of the team’s quick-thinking strikers saving an opposing player from choking to death. During the first half of the 0-0 game, Bohemians 1905 goalkeeper Martin Berkovec accidentally ran smack into his teammate Daniel Krch, leaving them both injured.
Today is Mardi Gras. French for “Fat Tuesday,” it is the celebration marking the last night before the ritual Catholic fasting of the Lenten season. In New Orleans, revelers wear masks and beads while dancing in parades, with music and eating and drinking in abundance. Its origins can be traced to medieval Europe, from Rome and […]