3 September 2015
People. That’s all they are, they are not migrants, they are fellow human beings.
The Jungle in Calais, the island of Kos, the border of Macedonia and Greece – these are all points at which refugees have converged, seeking a better life. Yet our (UK) government’s rhetoric remains…More
13 July 2015
They are so committed to their ideology that even human suffering at its hands cannot sway them. In fact, deep down, they welcome it.
I’ve been following the Greek crisis in the last few weeks with an almost religious fervour and If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that the EU (ahem, Germany) is committed to austerity. To…More
14 May 2015
I can proudly say that its pages are now tattered through turning as opposed to through some kind of industrial accident.
This novel has been around a while; originally published in 2001 it has since sold over 4 million copies. This is a wildly successful book. I should have heard of it, but I hadn’t….More
12 February 2015
Not every gig is worthy of remembrance
Does you smartphone burn a hole in your pocket? Do you itch to snap a quick shot of your favourite artist as they jump, sing, shout and scream on stage? Maybe you prefer…More
8 December 2014
Went to Rome, this is proof.
Before my trip to Rome in late spring this year I would have been hard pressed to find a door attractive (I’m a window man). But if there’s one thing the Romans have nailed…More