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 …