I am British and my family and I spent two years living in Virginia. I remember my first time shopping at Walmart in Yorktown, and discovering the gun counter right there next to Homeware and between Children’s Clothes and the Beauty aisle. I didn’t shop in Walmart again during my time living there, and feel … Continue reading #BoycottWalmart – why I am taking part
I'm a Brit, and spent two years living in the USA, returning in 2016, and am due to live there again from this summer. Since getting back from Virginia, most people I meet here have wanted to know two things: why did they elect Trump (read Paul Theroux's Deep South for some answers to that … Continue reading How the rest of the world can help America end gun violence
So, why am I writing this blog? There are a few questions I want to discuss out loud and in public in the hope that maybe some others are wondering the same things and have some wisdom to share. I am British and live in the US right now. At a recent dinner at my … Continue reading Why am I doing this? The questions I would like answered.
One of the remedies for reducing gun deaths that I hear most often from Americans is that they wish guns could be kept out of the hands of the 'wrong' people, but that it is ok for the 'right' people to have guns. There are no right people though, all of us are capable of … Continue reading There are no right people
It is my great pleasure to be living in the US for a couple of years, I am British and love being here, I know I am very blessed. It is fascinating though to observe how different Christian populations practice their faith; surely we should all be pretty similar as Christians but it seems to … Continue reading Where have American Christians put their crosses?