When This Is All Over…

Britain, along with some of Europe, is officially on lockdown following this unprecedented health crisis. Schools are shut early for the Easter holidays, businesses have closed temporarily but for the essential shops, and the entire nation put on notice. Grounded indefinitely. Events in Italy and Spain fill us with dread, the news inspires little confidence…

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No Platform

A couple of weeks ago, Amber Rudd was no-platformed at Oxford University some thirty minutes before she was due to give speech in honour of International Women’s Day. This was done in protest by some students and the appearance was pulled. I’ve thought about it a lot, straddled both sides of the fence. Society… we…

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I Miss My Barista

And I don’t even drink coffee. It’s a weird one but in an industry where it can sometimes be a chore to get pleasantries from wait staff, it’s nice to walk into a place, meet a friendly face and they leave you with an impression that makes it easy for you to keep coming back.…

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Death Of A Stranger

Last week Sunday a news alert popped up on my screen, NBA Legend, Kobe Bryant, had died in helicopter crash. I thought it was hoax nonetheless I was shocked because I couldn’t believe it. It was not even the last thought on my mind, it was not a thought at all. You know when you…

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Three Wise Women

This week in church the gospel centred around the birth of Jesus in a manger, specifically the visit of the three wise men… were there three or did they just bring three gifts? The priest told a rather funny story, where he put a different spin on things; was Mary given the receipt of the…

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TANQUERAY

Have you heard the story of Tanqueray? If you have not what are you waiting for? Go now to the Humans of New York Instagram page and read all about this wonderful woman with the wildest of stories and coolest of demeanour. Back in the day she went by the name Tanqueray… We see a…

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CHRISTCHURCH | WE PRAY FOR YOU

It was 3am on the 15th of March and I couldn’t sleep. I’d just wrapped up a call with a colleague in Sydney some two hours before and I was hoping to get much needed rest but my insomnia had other plans. My phone ping’d with an alert- there’d been a shooting in a mosque…

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