They Are Us

The men, women and children risking their lives to cross the Channel in small boats are not aliens, invaders, migrants or some other lesser category of human to be dismissed. They are us.

Saving The Life-Savers of Beachy Head

Beachy Head is a place of stunning beauty, but it also draws people who are desperate and looking for an end. The Chaplains are a group of people who patrol in all weathers, day and night, saving lives. They avoid publicity, but in the summer of 2014 I became the first (and only) reporter allowed to see their work at first hand.

Looking For A New England … In A Full English

The Full English is the one meal that England does really well, but what does it say about us? I undertook a road trip around the country exploring the meaning of modern Englishness through the medium of breakfast, from silver service to the Full Muslim in Bradford, for the Sunday Times. Very revealing it was, too.

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