A gun called “Gonna” and Nelson Mandela

It’s been quite a year so far.    In the space of a few months, I have moved, started a business and had a baby. That’s a lot for 2016 and there’s three quarters of it left! But through all the work, fussing about money and medical bills, jobs and Read more…

Challenging you to a “Holiday Miracle”

At 8:30am on a Sunday morning, I took the train down to Chicago to hand out food and clothes to the homeless with some friends. I had been asked to donate whatever I had, so I set off with two plastic bags of socks, gloves, hats, scarves and sweaters, my Read more…

Photojournalist Lynsey Addario answers my question!

I was privileged to talk to Lynsey Addario at the presentation of her recent photo essay in Chicago. The essay, part of Chicago Council of Global Affairs’ “Women as Changemakers” series, was a breathtaking and graphic account of Addario’s journey exploring the condition of women around the world.   During Read more…