This morning’s Pause For Thought for the Zoe Ball Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 was inspired by a much missed friend, Adrian Reith, who would always ask questions that opened you up. The short stories I mention can be found wherever you get your podcasts, just search my name and Can We Talk? YouContinue reading “If not now, then when?”
I’d like to tell you a story about Zahra, who looks like any other teenager in her black jeans and hoodie but has been through extraordinary things. She crossed the Channel at dawn on Christmas Day on an overloaded rubber dinghy, risking her life one last time for a chance of safety at the endContinue reading “They Are Us”
Hello! I just want to let you know this week’s new short story is just up on all podcast platforms and it’s about love, ubuntu and why the great Desmond Tutu yelled in terror because he thought I was trying to kill him. I made it so you could listen, so I’ll be thrilled ifContinue reading “Can We Talk?”
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”