I met several teenagers who had crossed the #Channel on #smallboats, listened to their stories and told one of them, which reminded me of an ancient tale, in this podcast. They are us. We are them. Are you listening Rishi? I wish you were. podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/cole-moretons-can-we-talk/id1601203224
Category Archives: Other stuff
Can We Talk?
Can We Talk? is my new short story podcast about some of the remarkable people I have encountered in my working life and what I think we can learn from them about how to live. Phew, that was a long sentence. More details below. It’s also a genuine question, because this is the first inContinue reading “Can We Talk?”
Maybe There Is Hope
Written for The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 on July 2021, the morning of the day England play Denmark in the semi-finals of the European Championships. You can listen here. I’m feeling on edge today. Right on the edge of things, but in a good way.It’s partly the football: the sense thatContinue reading “Maybe There Is Hope”
I’ve been thinking about class. Or rather, wealth. If you have a flat with a garden, or a house with a garden, or a large house with a garden, or several large houses with large gardens including one in the country such as a minister of state might have, it is really not so hardContinue reading “Lockdown”
A Valentine’s Day story
A true story for Valentine’s Day. Happy heartbreak, kids.