The Shakespeare Soap Opera

The Shakespeare Soap Opera

Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool: The theatre is packed but I am alone. I’m watching the Merry Wives by Shakespeare and am enjoying it. But I’m not sure how to review it. How do you review a Shakespeare play? Hasn’t it all …
In Defence of Foreign Aid

In Defence of Foreign Aid

A newspaper is like a puzzle. Journalists write material that fits the exact requirement of particular pages – news, sports, health, arts, business. Like every puzzle, the structure of a newspaper is clear and logical when you understand it.  Newspapers...
Letter to Asylum Seekers

Letter to Asylum Seekers

Dear Asylum seekers, First of all, welcome to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – the cumbersome name of my home country, a name that not many of my fellow Brits actually know. We tend to call …
Can God Help Addicts?

Can God Help Addicts?

I avoid conferences and seminars as they can be so boring but recently I spent two days of my life at the Recovery from Addiction Conference at Chester University and it was really interesting. And I’m not saying this because...