“You must work – we must all work to make the world worthy of its children.” – Pablo Casals 

I woke this morning to the awful news that my country's parliament had voted in support of air strikes in Syria, against the views and wishes of the majority of their constituents. While the horrors inflicted by ISIS cannot be ignored, the addition of more military, more bombs and more guns to a brutal war … Continue reading “You must work – we must all work to make the world worthy of its children.” – Pablo Casals 

David’s Story

We know that in adults, if you go to Polmont Prison and you speak to young offenders there who are violent young men, they don’t know any better; they were brought up in a war zone so they are warriors, that is what they do, that’s how they understand life.  - John Carnochan - I … Continue reading David’s Story

The Four Year Itch

"The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience." Eleanor Roosevelt I have always been an adventurer and a risk-taker. I make more decisions with my heart than with my head, and seem to have a continual thirst … Continue reading The Four Year Itch