Tag: ransom

  • Remembering Prince Philip

    We are remembering Prince Philip who lived a very long and active life. His early years were difficult when, following a coup d’état in 1922, the Greek royal family into which he was born was forced into exile. In 1930 his mother was hospitalised with a serious psychiatric illness. In 1939, at the age of […]

  • I want the best for you

    On 26 September 2018 Amber Guyger, a Dallas policewoman, returned to her apartment building after a 14-hour shift. Still in her uniform and in a state she later described as “autopilot”, she entered the wrong flat. She lived at flat 1378 but went into flat 1478, one floor above hers, where Botham Jean, a black […]

  • Aung San Suu Kyi is released

    In the past week a number of people have been released from captivity. The Burmese military authorities released the pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, from house arrest. The Nobel Peace Prize winner had been detained for 15 of the past 21 years. Soon after her release she spoke of the need for unity and […]