It is Good Friday so the subject matter for the day’s reading presented itself easily enough. Choosing what to read, however, was a very different
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It seems strange to continue this series while the coronavirus is uppermost in our minds, but with the growing need for self-isolation, it is perhaps
Tom Stoppard is one of the greatest living playwrights. End of. His output has been remarkable so I’ve always been excited when news of new
Click here for Anti-Semitism in the UK: 1. 75 years after Auschwitz… Now I’m horribly aware of the hot water I’m tiptoeing into. So let
I started working on this short series of posts while sitting in Frankfurt airport, en route to Ukraine. Just in front of me is a
Does the legacy of a heroic struggle for justice cover over a multitude of sins?
Or does the iconic hero’s fatal flaw render him and, perhaps even his legacy, leprous?
Is it ‘one strike and you’re out’ or might the twitteratti just possibly permit nuance and, dare I say it, complexity?
We are so much more aware of the sociological contexts for the public square, these days – or if we’re not, we should be, because they will
At last year’s launch of veteran travel writer Dervla Murphy’s remarkable book, A Month by the Sea – Encounters in Gaza, she made a simple
Elizabeth Berridge, until very recently, was the youngest woman in the House of Lords, the UK’s upper house in Parliament. Raised to the peerage in the