The historical reality of the present

Lamb’s 2020 book ‘Our Bodies Their Battlefield’ is grim but compelling. Ultimately, I had to put it down, lacking the courage to continue reading. Afterwards, nursing my own cowardice, I thought of Lamb. The woman who had the strength to face the detailed accounts of violence sustained by women in the course of conflict.

Davos Pilgrimage or Market?

“The force that drives the water through the rocks, Drives my red blood” Last week I took a phone call from the PA of a Gulf Sheikh. "His Highness is wondering, will he see you in Davos?" The PA was referring to the annual 'pilgrimage' of political and commercial leaders who cram into the otherwise … Continue reading Davos Pilgrimage or Market?