The Interpreter

The Interpreter

I’m in a big room at the plush Himalaya Hotel in Kathmandu. A book about Nepal’s earthquake is being launched, I’m surrounded by well dressed people and I feel out of place. At the back of the room is a...
In Defence of Foreign Aid

In Defence of Foreign Aid

A newspaper is like a puzzle. Journalists write material that fits the exact requirement of particular pages – news, sports, health, arts, business. Like every puzzle, the structure of a newspaper is clear and logical when you understand it.  Newspapers...