Beachy Head is a place of stunning beauty, but it also draws people who are desperate and looking for an end. The Chaplains are a group of people who patrol in all weathers, day and night, saving lives. They avoid publicity, but in the summer of 2014 I became the first (and only) reporter allowed to see their work at first hand.
Category Archives: Telegraph
What Will The World Be Like In 100 Years?
A piece inspired by news that baby girls in one village can expect to live to be 100 years old.
Flood Diary: Canoeing To Muchelney
The Somerset village became an island, with only one to get in or out. By boat.
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?”