Shaped by War: A female SOE agent’s diary finds humanity in destruction

Anne Powys-Lybbe died peacefully in 2015. She was a loving mother, wife, daughter, novelist and throughout the Second World War, she was a deadly spy with Churchill’s secret army.  Anne was 18-years-old when British Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain declared war against Germany. After joining the Army, Anne diarised her experiences and 82 years later herContinue reading “Shaped by War: A female SOE agent’s diary finds humanity in destruction”

The threat of toxic tribalism on democratic decay, human rights and freedom.

With the end of the Trump-era in sight, Brexit just around the corner, the Coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis, the world is left to reflect on the behaviours that have led us to stoke the flames of destruction.  As we enter what is arguably the most consequential decade in modern history, we are atContinue reading “The threat of toxic tribalism on democratic decay, human rights and freedom.”