Author: Nicola Freeman

The poverty cake

Nicola Freeman

“Let them eat cake” are words that symbolise the huge discrepancy between the haves and have-nots that have come to represent the triggering of revolution. Sadly, in our current society poverty itself has become the symbolic cake, sliced up and served to well-meaning people who become justifiably enraged and motivated to help. There are groups […]

Every child matters: Little Amal brings hope

Nicola Freeman

The picture of Little Amal and Alf Dubs really resonates with me, not least because my mother, like Dubs, came to this country on the Kindertransport in 1939. It is a picture that completes a circle – the child is taken in and grows into the adult who fights for the rights of the next […]