Stop the Ground Zero Mosque

Opposition to the the unbelievable proposal to build a mosque and Islamic centre at Ground Zero in New York, the site of 9/11, is gathering pace. The idea - beyond anything the satirist Chris Morris could dream up – is a completely serious one, and will leave most people speechless.

But speechlessness is not enough. There is a demonstration planned for June 6th, but for those of us around the world who rightly consider this an affront, there is a petition going to Mayor Bloomberg which you can sign here 

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"