Category: Comment

The truth about gay weddings.

I’ve noticed a bit of confusion among some of my foreign friends about the recent changes in UK law allowing gay people to marry. And when I say confusion I don’t mean in the sense of being conflicted (although that too), I mean that some people are actually quite confused. How can two people […]


Canada’s residential school survivors speak out.

Thousands of aboriginal people are giving their testimony to Canada’s truth and reconciliation commission this week, recounting their experiences of a residential school system designed to force assimilation into white society. I’ve been following the sessions online, watching the live-stream and recordings. It’s harrowing viewing, awful to watch. And yet for some […]

The Forum for Cities in Transition

Cities working together to lead transition from conflict


600 Slimming World recipes: with added sass and humour!

marriage, migration and moon-madness

gender, identity, religion and politics