Putting back the clocks

The idea of a homeland which belongs to us alone can stir strong feelings which in turn can threaten to spill over into civil unrest and conflict. In this regard, Jerusalem, that wondrous pilgrim city stands out as exceptional. All three Abrahamic faiths consider the city a place of unique significance and the picture of contested … Continue reading Putting back the clocks

For those who roam

Today is International Roma Day. There is something of a paradox here. We Europeans love to roam – as evidenced by the increasing number of pilgrim ways and national footpaths - but those who roam as a way of life – the Roma people - are perhaps the most persecuted minority in Europe. International Roma … Continue reading For those who roam