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Lucky Monday

On Monday the UK government again eased Covid restrictions and the four-month-old national lockdown. One of my family members told me that in Hamburg, my hometown, the newspapers described this day in the UK as 'Lucky Monday'.  One of my neighbours posted “The opening of society brings new chapters and a fresh beginning,” and invited people to a new group called Running and Movement. One of my...
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What does freedom mean to you?

protestors meet police in the street
In recent days the UK government has announced a bill curtailing the right to public protest. I'm very interested in this topic, as I have been supporting Extinction Rebellion (XR) actions, and I'm planning to participate/organise an event in Glasgow this November to coincide with COP26. It's led me to reflect on freedom as a human need more generally. The measures in the Bill will allow the ...
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