A European Vision – Leaders for the future

What an amazing conference last week in Eger, Hungary - The European Leadership Forum. It was the brainchild of a handful of Christian leaders 6 or 7 years ago and has developed into quite a movement. Around 300 people gathered…

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pride or humility – or what?

Noted from Gordon Brown's acceptance/coronation speech yesterday these words: It is with humility, pride and a great sense of duty that I accept the privilege and the great responsibility of leading our party and changing our country. Just a bit…

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eternity’s difference

I've been impressed for a while with the HSBC Airport adverts. This is by way of a personal 'homage', imitation being the highest form of flattery. You can even BUY this in various forms: Hoodies (!), Caps (!!) and MouseMats…

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Songs on the Tube – Niyi Osundare

Whoever decided to put Poems on the Underground was an absolute genius - reading those in the dark recesses of London's nether world is far more edifying, thought-provoking and satisfying than adverts for hair loss remedies, online dating sites and…

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Ottoman Hungary – Eger & Islam

I'm really not in a position to comment authoritatively because of my extreme ignorance about central European history. But am in the city of Eger in Hungary for the European Leaders Forum - a fantastic event, on which more in…

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