How does this place make you feel?

The ‘Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined’ exhibition at the Royal Academy made me want to 1) become an architect and 2) express the ineffable. I have neither the time nor attention to detail required for the first, but I can give the second a shot. So there I was, at an interactive exhibition which encouraged visitors to respond…

Blessed are the high net worth individuals for they will fund the social justice initiatives

(This post was originally published here on Threads. Feel free to comment there!)   “The language in this passage makes me tremble, because it is so surprising,” said Saul Cruz from Armonia, reading out words whose familiarity has eroded their cutting edge.   “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Or, as…

Refusing to let the monster win

“Where are the Christian people today who see the status quo, who do not like what they see (because there are things in it which are unacceptable to God), who, therefore, refuse to come to terms with it, who dream dreams of an alternative society which would be more acceptable to God and who determine…

Give us today our daily bread from Waitrose

This post was originally published with the title ‘Are we just here for a better life?’  on the Threads blog here. Click through to Threads to join the ensuing discussion there…   311 African migrants recently drowned seeking peace and safety in Europe. For once, there was public outcry, and the calls for justice and compassion…