Tsunamis are meant to happen elsewhere. Out beyond the Atlantic pale and confined to the Pacific ring of fire. Strictly the preserve of myth, rumour, and distant voices. It always had been, until 1929.
Bulman wants the event to have all the cozy charm of those totally un-ironic, old-fashioned holiday specials but she’ll also be approaching the show with a stand up comic’s saucy sensibility. “I’ll be asking some far out questions,” she says.
Each year Amnesty International releases a small number of cases of individuals and communities around the globe who are enduring human rights abuses. The organization encourages people to write letters advocating for the subjects of the cases.