I, Citizen

People who think it’s a great idea to chat or text while driving should be forced to watch video footage¬†from Accident and Emergency rooms as¬†bloodied and dying victims from road accidents are brought in. Parents who...

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Being Poor

I grew up with Thatcherism as the dominant political force. That meant regular booms and busts. But there were always jobs available, in London and the south at least. At the bottom of the ladder, admittedly. But there were jobs...

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Living in a box

My first visit to Mexico City, way back in 2003, was an eye opener. The poverty really struck me. Sure, there is plenty of wealth too, but coming from the UK that didn’t ‘stand out’. Seeing beggars with...

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