11 things Brits need to know about the American election

It seems everyone has an opinion about Trump v Clinton. Everyone. So, here are a few thoughts for us non-Americans to understand what is going on and perhaps, to give pause for thought before we tell the USA who or what to vote for or what we think of the result. America is not your…

I will never wear a poppy with pride – and here is why.

As the phrases ‘We will remember them’ and ‘Lest we forget’ once again pour forth this November, and the red poppy becomes as ubiquitous on lapels, car bumpers and social media profiles as the leaves falling off the trees, it is perhaps worth pondering whether this whole war remembrance thing has lost any true meaning….