The end-of-year obituary cloud provokes uncomfortable feelings of our own mortality, and reminds us of the pain of loss.
Fabrication, dissembling, being “économique avec la vérité” is seeping into everyday discourse on a wider scale and to a greater extent. It's time to stop the lies.
Questions remain despite robust reply
All that is needed, for bad, potentially dangerous practices to prevail, is for the rest of us to do nothing. We should be circumspect to apportion blame, but most willing to ask awkward questions
It is inevitable that icons from the old Confederacy will be critically challenged in a modern USA with hugely different political and racial demography.
Why does this small nation enjoy record levels of happiness and quality of life?
Common sense is not rocket science – but it does need to be hard-wired to job content, from methodology to appraisal
The uncomfortable truth is that the connection between faith and social action is a powerful dynamic, doing good stuff that otherwise would not get done,
Coast and beach are parts of our identity. Risks are known. But at Camber Sands it was small worldliness that characterised a tragic event.
Do we have too few shared experiences to make us feel part of a mass social movment?