Leila Alaoui – The artist who was killed by jihadists

The Independent has a moving tribute to Leila Alaoui, the talented young photographer, who was shot dead by four heavily-armed thugs in an al-Qaeda attack on a popular café in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso … Scores of women were among the crowd saying goodbye to an artist and human rights campaigner whose death has sent shockwaves … Read moreLeila Alaoui – The artist who was killed by jihadists

Raggle’s final performance

It is a clever bit of viral marketing, and yet it is more than that, it is also a wonderfully inventive bit of seasonal fun. Yes, I’m taking a different tack today and am not scribbling my usual daily rant, but am instead sharing some of Raggle’s pictures. Photographer, Peter Thorpe, who is based in Bristol … Read moreRaggle’s final performance