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About me

Gender Male
Industry Education
Occupation Student Development.
Location United Kingdom
Introduction Married to Marie, with 4 children and two dogs. Was asked in 1989 to become 'an ambassador for the poor' and have been trying to do that ever since. Today the mission burns in my bones more strongly than it did at the start. There are times however, when I see the way that our world, me included, treats the poor, that I despair of the future both short and long term, if there is any long term left for this ailing planet. There are many programmes, projects and initiatives taking place around the world that are intended to bring relief to the poor however the boffins will tell us that Africa in particular is getting poorer and conditions are getting worse. The inevitable press attention when Sir Bob, Midge Ure and others made efforts to raise the profile of the plight of the poor and it makes no lasting difference we may have to ask the question how then we will see positive and lasting change brought about. The blisteringly rich dip their hands in their pockets and suggest that by some stoke of good fortune their efforts have changed things appreciably; frankly until the selfish heart is changed then no positive long-term change can happen.
Interests The poor in particular in Africa, Helping people to know my best friend.
Favorite Movies Clear and Present danger, Enemy of the State, Sometimes in April
Favorite Music Runrig, Phil Driscoll, Pops Stapleton
Favorite Books The Message. The Shadow of the Sun: - My African Life - Ryszard Kapuscinski