Journalist, Author & Anglican Priest

Journalism

Journalism

Tell us you believe, Tony Blair – The Observer

‘That’s complete bollocks,’ I told the distinguished left-wing journalist John Lloyd. We were sharing a platform on the Blackpool fringe at the Labour conference earlier this month. Lloyd had just expressed the view that ‘you can’t spin an affair’, referring to Edwina Currie and the Galloping Major. At that moment, the bay windows of the […]

Our first duty if to the weak – The Guardian

Jane Nicklinson, is the wife of the 56-year-old Tony Nicklinson, who is “locked-in” to a terribly paralysed body as a consequence of a stroke. He wants her to help him to die; and she had this to say on BBC Radio’s PM programme last week: “People will say, you know, we’ve got to protect the […]

George Pitcher

George Pitcher

George Pitcher is a writer, independent communications and public ethics consultant and an Anglican priest. He is a journalist by background, having been an award-winning Industrial Editor of The Observer during the years of the Thatcher government’s privatisation programme and a columnist and commentator on a wide range of newspapers and broadcast media.

Murdering St Paul’s Cathedral – Daily Telegraph

The anti-capitalist protest at St Paul’s has done nothing so well as expose the divisions inside the Church of England. St Paul wrote to the church in Corinth that we should be “fools for Christ”. Of all the things it has been accused of over the past couple of weeks, the great Wren church in […]