As an adult who experienced 20 years of exposure while a child to the entire gamut of adult abuses of power, I put myself on the side of the angels many moons ago. But I am not one of those so-called victims or survivors who now hunts out anybody’s grievance and claims it as their own… someone who wants to be offended. Nor did I become an abuser myself, that one great fear we all carry with us forever.
Now entering the final phase of my public life, I’m going to spend 2020 and beyond rejoining a lot of my former network to embrace more completely my lifelong globalised, progressive and cosmopolitan character.
I will now be working locally and internationally to undo what I can of the worst impacts on the upcoming generations of the two great shaming transgressions of my own generation: Brexit and the Climate Emergency.
More to follow.