Posts Tagged: "current affairs"

When world events are just so overwhelming


This morning I cried in the shower. I cried because of the enormity of world events and because I don’t know what I can do about it. “Donald Trump sacks defiant acting attorney general for questioning legality of immigration ban” That breaking news update, nestled among all the Facebook, Twitter, Instagram...

Why our children need to know about Aberfan


(I wrote this post in 2016 and have been sharing it every year since. I still think it’s incredibly important our children, and indeed all of us, know about the disaster at Aberfan. Since this article’s original publication, I have discovered one of my great uncles was involved in the...