The British – and our refugee stock

The British by Benjamin Zephaniah – one of a series of poems I have chosen to post for Refugee Week

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Getting good reception

It was a good day because we had a good reception. It was a day in which we went from one organisation to another and were well received. Starting with the Premier Inn with staging posts at solicitors, Waitrose, funeral directors (Adkinsons), the local church (Oadby), The Curry House and Tesco Express (above Conduit Street, […]

Jamie’s Great Britain

from Paddy’s Marten Inn, Leicester I was intrigued by ideas of hospitality and celebration whilst watching Jamie Oliver on Channel 4 last night. I was wearing my metaphorical priest’s hat. Jamie gets everywhere on TV. The British public loves him for his energy and commitment. Last night’s programme focused on my home city, Leicester. Jamie’s […]