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Articles by Mr. Simon Loffler

Sunset over Balsena

Balsena children play in a dry salt pan on the outskirts of Bhavnagar in Gujarat, India. Photo and story by Peter Norris.

  • June 3, 2010
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The television lies

On my last journey through Europe I walked many gritty streets in search of street art. This piece had been painted on a construction site in Italy. I loved the Pinocchio / television references.. I’m not sure if that’s what the artist meant, but what I read from it is ‘the television lies!’. Digital detox anyone?

  • October 25, 2009
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It's Facebook Friday - gear up to win The Bittersweet World of Chocolate book!

Attention, chocolate aficionados! Time to make your Friday a little bit sweeter by winning “The Bittersweet World of Chocolate” book from New Internationalist’s online shop.

  • October 16, 2009
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It's Friday - ready to win a No Nonsense Guide to World Food?

The fool-proof way to having a fantastic Friday? Win something that helps both you and your kitchen. This week’s New Internationalist Friday contest has arrived!

We’re offering a FREENo Nonsense Guide to World Food” to the sixth person who answers today’s challenge correctly and posts their answer on the blog comments.

  • October 8, 2009
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Consumerism and the kids

I came across Jonathan Darby’s work today and wanted to share it with you. I like his comments on modern day consumer culture and its effects on kids of an increasingly young age. He’s got an exhibition on in London at the moment you might want to check out.

  • September 23, 2009
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