A Pause for Thought about love, a random act of kindness that made me cry and the joy of strangers, written for today’s Zoe Ball Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2.
Doubtful reflections on a very old story The death itself is not an unusual one. We say that it is, we tell the story of the horrors and humiliations that preceded it and dwell on the pain of the nails pressing into the flesh and the body stretched and hung and pierced as if heContinue reading “Bloody Good Friday”
I mean, doesn’t everybody at the moment? Phoebe Dynevor is the breakout star of Bridgerton, the biggest thing on Netflix at the time of writing, but I want to tell you about something unexpected that happened while I was interviewing her for You magazine.
I wrote these words about true love and the divine a long, long time ago but a friend remembered and posted them this morning for Valentine’s Day, so I thought I’d share them with you to read or hear. There is no tooth fairy.There was no Saint Valentine,patron saint of chocolate companies and florists,but IContinue reading “True Love”
Pause for Thought for the Zoe Ball breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 When my son Jacob was born, something very beautiful happened. His Mum was being taken care of by the nurses – she needed some attention after the caesarian – so they gave me the baby to hold. I looked into his faceContinue reading “A Change Is Going To Come”