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As one of DAO's Diverse Perspectives commissions, we've asked John O'Donoghue and Crippen to produce The O’Crypes - a cartoon blog about a family based in Westsea, a seaside town in the south of England.

Episode 6 - This week Nabs is reminded of home

13 August 2012

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A frame from the O'Crypes cartoon strip - 6

Mum told me about this programme she’d heard on the radio: Poetry 2012 - The Power of the Poem. A Jamaican poet, Kei Miller, and the Director of the Scottish Poetry Library, Robyn Marsack, discussed a project the library has set up for 2012. Every nation taking part in the Olympics, all 204, are represented by a poem. I thought of my own nation. Syria. How I miss you! How afraid I am for you! How afraid I am for myself! I cannot say how I came here. That would be to betray too many...

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