I have written political comment pieces and reviews for various publications including Demos, New Statesman, Progress Online, Future Foreign Policy, LabourList, and The Church Times. These articles and reviews, along with additional blog posts, can be found (unsurprisingly) in the Writing section of this site.Projects outside of this. These are mainly related to China in some way. In 2008 I spent six weeks in Shanghai with the British Council. That trip ignited a fascination with this complex country and I have sought in various ways to deepen my understanding. I have been lucky enough to visit regularly ever since.
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“The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.” Thomas Jefferson
Don't often agree with Simon Jenkins, but he's spot on that the Richmond Park by-election "will be a festival of confirmation bias."
Amazing chart. twitter.com/wef/status/802…
"Straight, direct, short answers, honesty." Margaret Hodge makes appearing in front of Select Committees sound easy at @WS_London
RT @iainmartin1 Endlessly fascinating how un-British Farage and his friends are. Essentially Poujadiste and now v pro-Kremlin. What a shock...
RT @joelmullan Mitter: we shouldn't forget the positive parts of UK and China shared history. Common cause in WW2 - not just the Opium Wars.
RT @joelmullan Byrne: we need to work out how to make globalisation work for the majority of people - incl. technical education, retraining entitlements
The true story includes the concealment of the letter & the cynical addition of the word "left" to reports to imply… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
“All I ask is the chance to prove that money can’t make me happy.” Spike Milligan