Latest Stories/
Seeking Hope & Asylum

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Stanley Phiri wants Belfast to be home.  He’s a young Zimbabwean seeking asylum here, after having to leave his home country two years ago. Life in Belfast for him has been a patchwork experience.  There’s been kindness & ugliness – chances to enjoy community &...

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Fear to Friendship

Sunday, November 23, 2014

This is the story of a group of Belfast teenagers & Zimbabwean asylum seekers & their journey from fear to friendship. It’s the story of suspicious questions, tentative first conversations, light-bulb moments & searingly honest stories.  This is the story of Intercultural Diaries… “When I...

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Nettle Patch

Friday, July 4, 2014

When I was 6 years old my Granda – Fred as I called him always – took me potato picking, writes Luke Williams. My great grandfather had a potato patch and I had the privilege of picking them; possibly for the last time ever but...

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Here’s to 2014

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

2013 started off in a cell for me. A cell I wasn’t sure how I got into, and one I did not know how to get out of, writes Emma Wood. One I had put myself in, but never intended to. This cell was dark....

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Back in Belfast

Monday, January 27, 2014

I remember the first time I cast an eye down on Belfast from the ‘other side.’ It was a disorientating moment, writes Jonny Campbell. The landmarks occupied their proper place in a landscape snapshot that is deeply embedded in my every childhood memory and yet now...

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Hope in the middle

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Conclusions. Life is full of them, writes Emma Wood. Things ending to allow for other things to begin. My history teacher always taught us, hammered into us, that a good essay always finishes strong. Her tip: Always think long and hard about the point you want...


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The ‘Other Side’ of the Story

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

The other side of the story I love Belfast because… it’s Belfast’:  as presented by the guys at the Titanic Quarter’s Dock Cafe… ...

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Latest Photography/

Friday, July 6, 2012

By CMC photos – a series of images to capture the hope that can be all too easy to miss in spaces right across our city… If you’re passionate about photography – N.I – and hope – then you might like to submit some of...

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