As an adult who experienced 20 years of exposure from child to young man 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 adult survivors of child abuse, nor did I become an abuser myself, that one great fear we all carry with us forever.
No; I am blessed to have developed resilience out of such adversity. 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.