Where words fail…

I don't have the words for what I have seen happening in Aleppo. The scenes being broadcast from within the destroyed city have become imprinted on my mind and my heart is broken.  The desperation of the people, the complete absence of humanity and mercy - it is almost impossible to make any sense of … Continue reading Where words fail…

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

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 CasalsĀ 

Marie Colvin: “We send home a first rough draft of history.”

The tragic death of journalist Marie Colvin in the midst of the conflict in Syria brings to light the frightening number of civilian casualities in Syria on a daily basis. As a fearless and committed journalist, she reported from many conflict zones, and showed care and passion in reporting the plight of the civilians In … Continue reading Marie Colvin: “We send home a first rough draft of history.”