We all have our heroes – people we admire for what they have achieved, how they behave, or simply who they are.
Some of mine are:
On March 1st, 2005 Dr. Tabare Vasquez assumed the position of President of Uruguay, a small, poor country in South America. He was previously an oncologist, a physician specializing in cancer treatment. At that time, Uruguay had one of the … Continue reading →
Murderball,more politely known as Wheelchair Rugby (or in the USA as Quad Rugby) is definitely the most violent and aggressive Para sport, and arguably the most exciting to watch. On Friday 14th August my family and I watched the Para-Pan … Continue reading →
You may not have heard of Mohamedou Ould Slahi. There are a lot of people who would like things to stay that way. That is why this 44 year old Mauritanian engineer is being held in solitary confinement in Guantanamo Bay … Continue reading →
If you are ever having one of those days when you feel unrealistically happy, when everything seems perfect in your world, when you have a spring in your stride, and feel that tomorrow will be even better than today, may I prescribe one of Monbiot’s columns for you? They are available for free in convenient pre-packaged single dose format at www.monbiot.com . Continue reading →