We, unaccustomed to courage exiles from delight live coiled in shells of loneliness until love leaves its high holy temple and comes into our sight to liberate us into life. Love arrives and in its train come ecstasies old memories of pleasure ancient histories of pain. Yet if we are bold, love strikes away the […]


So the charity Kids’ Company is in financial trouble, and its founder, Camila Batmanghelidjh, is discovered to be an inadequate manager. I’ve had the interesting experience of working with some charismatic leaders in my time, and from what I can make out, the pattern all seems rather familiar and very believable.  In my limited experience, […]