Syria.

Syria. Who understands Syria, and who actually knows what is going on in Syria? Only this week we have heard rumour of collusion between the Assad government and Islamic State.

The protestors in this video in Trafalgar Square know what’s going on. They know their friends and families are being bombed and hurt and that, like in any war, innocent people are suffering and dying.

Only last week apparently, the last paediatrician was killed in Aleppo. It was the philosopher Plato who said, “Only the dead have seen the end of war.”  Ancient these words maybe, but how ringingly true they still are.

May God give us peace in our time.

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Capital.

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London. There’s nothing quite like this beloved capital city of ours. Centuries of history at every turn, cultural diversity and the sheer glamour of one of the most iconic cities in the world – all combine to create that most unique experience that is quintessentially London.

Born and raised here, I will forever want to go back. To go back home. The fact is, there’s just something intoxicating about this place, like some kind of geographical drug you can’t get enough of…

100,000 people move to the capital every year; no doubt in search of a better life, a bright future pregnant with possibilities and maybe, just plain excitement. I wonder if they find what they are looking for?

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