Snobbery, insecurity, intelligence, Katie Hopkins and Holly Willoughby!


Watching Katie Hopkins’ interview on This Morning about judging a child by their name brought out several reactions within me. The first was anger. How can anyone judge a child based on their name? Does socio-demographics such as area of housing really affect how hard a child tries to at school? Is a child of… Read More Snobbery, insecurity, intelligence, Katie Hopkins and Holly Willoughby!

Art vs Journalism. Who can we trust as a source of truth?


A multi-million pound mural painted by Russian-American artist Mark Rothko was defaced with large black writing yesterday in the worst security breech to hit London’s Tate Modern.  Outrage ensued on social networking site Twitter as Rothko began trending. When I hear stories of art being defaced, whether it’s renowned work or simply on the street… Read More Art vs Journalism. Who can we trust as a source of truth?

TAKING SIDES: Abdul and Tim – Iraq – 911


27/03/2003 “Abdul is my world, my 3rd child. My first two children went straight to Jannah… heaven. Still born. That’s what the doctor called it. You see it’s difficult to raise children here in Iraq. UN sanctions are impoverishing our land, it’s been 13 years now. Children are malnourished…” I offer halwa to the Western journalist… Read More TAKING SIDES: Abdul and Tim – Iraq – 911