Who has an Image problem?

Who has an Image problem?

“…brutal, messianic, aggrieved, censorious, eschatological…and totalising.” Living in Jeddah has given me an opportunity and motivation to re-evaluate Saudi Arabia. Yes, we all know about the war, the executions, the human rights record and the...
Old Paradigms – New Norms

Old Paradigms – New Norms

Old Paradigms – New Norms. This forms the basis for a webinar on March 10th hosted by the University of Cork. I am currently based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, working with the Saudi Ministry of Health on their hugely ambitious Transformation Plan. Because of Covid...
We are a Massively in the sh*t.

We are a Massively in the sh*t.

“As matters now stand, every issue is hopelessly entangled in a snarl of emotions, stereotypes and irrelevant memories and associations.” (John Dewey) I sit down with friends and we discuss matters of various triviality and seriousness. A common theme often makes its...