Once Upon a Bus
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Once Upon a Bus

A chance encounter on a bus led Donald Hinds to work as reporter for Britain’s first black newspaper, launched 50 years ago  It was a usual day on the buses as Donald Hinds went about collecting fares from passengers, deflecting their curious stares with a smile, when a young black man handed him a newspaper … Continue reading

A Dash of Colour
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A Dash of Colour

Fifty years ago, the Trinidad-born textile designer Althea NcNish became an overnight sensation with her brightly coloured floral prints  When she was a child, Althea McNish would love to walk into the bush and delight in the tropical vegetation about her. ‘I was attracted by the beautiful colours and would paint everything,’ she says dreamily. … Continue reading