I’ve recently finished reading Chinua Achebe’s ‘A Man of The People’. I was somewhat torn with the way his characters approached corruption. I’m beginning to understand that my initial objection to the way Achebe presents corruption is a pierce to my privilege of growing up in the West. When Achebe’s characters don’t seem to bat […]Read more "A Man of The People: A Diasporan Understanding of Corruption"
5 lessons from Strasbourg 1. Mental health matters The purpose of my trip to Strasbourg was to present a report, launched originally in the Houses of Parliament to the Council of Europe. The report was a discussion regarding children’s mental health and child-friendly justice. The report recorded the best practices of some of the European […]Read more "5 lessons from Strasbourg"
1) Curiosity is Paramount – my curiosity for technology has been increasing exponentially over the past few months. A few months back, when I was on the way to a meeting in Canary Wharf, I was provided with a crucial entry point. I came out of the station and noticed a The Economist stand – this […]Read more "5 Lessons From San Francisco"
Ryan De La Cruz x Kings Place Welcome to the Manor I trace my mind back 5 years, finishing a church service and I’m speaking to this edition of Kings Place interviewee. Our conversation was relatively brief but I remember thinking they were going to go far. He was special and everyone knew it. My […]Read more "Ryan De La Cruz x Kings Place"
I’ve just finished interning for the past ten weeks at a global Investment Bank. It’s been an enjoyable experience. I’ve made some good friends and I had an amazing manager and good people guiding me through the process. It challenged me to step out and be more confident. The internship taught me to see myself […]Read more "Protein Shakes and Gratitude"
One thing I appreciate about the Bible is it’s authenticity. It reminds me that we are constantly in engagement with an unchanging God (Hebrews 13:8) who can deal with broken but honest people in the exact same way today as He did so often in the stories we find in the Bible. “Jesus Christ is […]Read more "Selective Memory"
In my pastime I watch Netflix (these days it seems like my pastime is all the time – so pray for a brother in the run up to exams) and one of my favourite shows I love to watch is A Different World. In one of the episodes – a girl who caught HIV after […]Read more "Disproportionate Influence"