Bye y’all from New York – the final blog

I am about to board my flight back to London. I have spent a week in New York talking to people, watching the news and, generally, taking things in. If I came looking for an explanation…

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Apologies for the glitches on my blog

Eeek, I am doing some work to my blog and, in the process, old posts are being reposted. Bear with me please while I sort it out. Thank you.

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The Russian journalist’s staged death is almost a Hollywood parody

A Russian journalist, Arkady Babchenko, who lives in Kiev was reportedly murdered by Russian forces earlier this week for his frank and outright reporting. Much to everyone’s shock, especially his wife’s, he appeared the next…

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The ‘Give me your poor’ message delivered by a Black American Clergy man to the White establishment

Ī There were a myriad of ways to view the stonkingly fantastic sermon given at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding service by Bishop Michael Curry, the Black American Primate of the Episcopalian church.  One could have…

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My daughter was old enough to vote for the first time

Maelo Manning otherwise known as Libdemchild was able to vote for the first time last week after joining the party at the age of 10. It was a proud Mama moment. Maelo is photographed above with…

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