Saving The Life-Savers of Beachy Head

There is a man on the edge of the cliff who looks distressed. He’s pacing up and down the line, just a few steps from the drop. This is Beachy Head, where the ground falls away suddenly, hundreds of feet down to the rocks and sea below. These bright white chalk cliffs are beautiful butContinue reading “Saving The Life-Savers of Beachy Head”

Is This The End Of Childhood?

The death of 13-year-old Chevonea Kendall-Bryan has driven the debate on the sexualisation of the young to fever pitch, but what will we do about it? There is a storm coming. I can feel it as I stand on a street corner in south London, thinking about my daughters. Lily and Rose are both 11Continue reading “Is This The End Of Childhood?”

Marine A: What Punishment Does He Deserve?

The sergeant knelt down and pulled the trigger. There was a flat crack, the matter-of-fact report of a pistol being fired in an open field on a hot, heavy afternoon in Afghanistan. One more shot among the many heard there over the years – but this was at point-blank range, into the chest of a manContinue reading “Marine A: What Punishment Does He Deserve?”