Torn From Home

This morning, I left my home. I left it safe in the knowledge that it would be there for me to come back to. I left it safe it the knowledge that the people I left would be there to welcome me back later. I left it safe in the knowledge that doing so was … More Torn From Home

Hampshire 110

Today’s been a busy day for Hampshire Scouts, with events in Portsmouth and Southampton to celebrate the 110th birthday of the organisation’s founding. These events were organised by young people; a perfect demonstration of giving young people the opportunity to shape their own Scouting adventure. I was one of the young people who was asked … More Hampshire 110

Review: Cinderella

It’s December, which means my house is full of presents underneath the tree in the corner of the living room. It means there’s a little clock on the shelf which belts out Christmas songs every hour. It means that the kitchen is filled with the smells of Danish Christmas treats. Most of all though, it means … More Review: Cinderella

On George HW Bush

It is difficult to write on the occasion of the death of a man who loved his county so much that he dedicated his life to its service. In the death of its 41st President, the United States of America has lost a man who so perfectly and precisely embodied the values of his nation. … More On George HW Bush