The men, women and children risking their lives to cross the Channel in small boats are not aliens, invaders, migrants or some other lesser category of human to be dismissed. They are us.
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Thank you Sir Mo Farah. Remembering the night we bowed to urge you home
Some things never leave you. One is the sight and the sound of the crowd at the Olympic stadium performing a very British Mexican wave as Mo Farah raced in London in 2012. I’ve never seen this reported anywhere else but I wrote about it then – almost live blogging from the trackside, writing theContinue reading “Thank you Sir Mo Farah. Remembering the night we bowed to urge you home”
Five ways for the Church of England to stop making a complete and utter fool of itself over money
Here we go again. The pattern keeps repeating itself. The Church speaks out over money and injustice. The Church finds out it is doing the very thing it is attacking other people for. The Church gets embarrassed, somebody has to apologise and its message – which was a good one – gets torpedoed. This time itContinue reading “Five ways for the Church of England to stop making a complete and utter fool of itself over money”