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”
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”