Festival and Politics

A few excerpts from Eleanor’s blog, writing of her experiences in Kathmandu. Tihar: Just twelve days after Dasain 5-19 October ( Nepal’s biggest festival of 15 days, celebrating the triumph of good over evil, surrounding the belief of the victory of the goddess Durga...

Earthquake, Kathmandu, 31 August 2013

After the recent shaking that central New Zealand has experienced, Eleanor Middleton experienced an earthquake in Kathmandu. Eleanor is a volunteer working with the Society for Humanism in Nepal SOCH Nepal and a volunteer secondary teacher at the Societies school in...