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My go at writing for The Guardian, from West Reading


The GuardianRevellers, hope you’re enjoying the rainy sunshine of summer in Reading!

As usual, I’ve been dabbling in 1,001 things under the sun. Today I thought I’d repost one of them. It was my entry to The Guardian’s International Development journalism contest. I didn’t make it to the finals, but congratulations to all who did. Next year I’ll make sure not to be finishing my entry at 11pm on deadline night!

Last year my entry on inclusive development made it onto the professionals’ longlist, and I had really hoped to do better this year for the chance to report on scene somewhere. Maybe next time! 

Anyway, here it is, a somewhat scraggly piece written for the category of post-emergency shelter: Read the rest of this entry