September 2006

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Forthcoming political events

In October we’ll have the Independent Radical Bookfair in Edinburgh, guests are Vandana Shiva and Michael Albert from Z Magazine, George Monbiot, Ilan Pappe and others. Exactly at the same weekend, Document4, the Human Rights Film Festival, is happening in Glasgow, and we have got the Argentinian film makers coming over to screen ithefilm about Read the full article…


My garden year reviewed

So, it is nearly autumn now, and the rain season has begun in Edinburgh. After my parents tidied up the allotment with me, it is now time to bring in the final harvest and prepare the plot for winter. As a nice finish to my first gardening year, I went to the 54th Annual Flower Read the full article…


My country, my country

“My country, my country” is a documentary film about the election process in Iraq. It was shown at the Edinburgh International Film Festival middle of August. It is a very good film. Partly because the canditate for the election, Dr.Riyadh, doesn’t get elected himself as his party withdraws from the election process. Also, the film Read the full article…


Edinburgh Festival for free

More and more alternative festival options are surrounding the Fringe and the Edinburgh International Festival: The People’s Festival, the Free Fringe, the Islam Festival, the Festival for Peace and Spirituality, The Internet Festival, The Politics Festival, the Annuale. But these festivals have different reasons for their existence: some were born out of criticism of the Read the full article…