April 24, 2017

Have you heard of the “Spy Princess”? No? Well, I guess this is another one of those remarkable stories that time has forgotten. Let me take you back to the moment I first met this extraordinary woman. 


On a gusty Autumn’s afternoon in Gordon Square Gardens, Central L...

April 20, 2017

FGM – No it’s not another throw away abbreviation like OMG or ROFL, but a rather more serious acronym for a practice, oftentimes described as sinister. What am I talking about? Female Genital Mutilation. What is it? Female circumcision - the removal of some or all the...

April 19, 2017

Brexit and Trump. Shock results which have defined the past year and will probably define the decade.  In a documentary for Channel 4 earlier this year, Trevor Phillips attributed the success of these populist movements to political correctness having gone too far. He...

April 18, 2017

After Milo Yiannopolous was uninvited to a conservative conference in Washington for making insensitive comments advocating sex under the age of consent on an online podcast, I felt compelled to try understand his perspective. How could he reason that a person under th...

April 14, 2017

As I pick up an Easter Egg from the shelf at the local supermarket, I wonder how many people would object to me calling it an “Easter” egg and not simply chocolate. 


This train of thought is not one I often have when buying chocolate, and has been caused by the recent...

April 10, 2017

Music can be one of the most powerful things in the world. It can inspire you, it can make you feel so many different emotions and it can get you through some tough times. For me, music is one of my go to gurus. As weird as that is to say, when you put a certain track...

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