Letter to the Observer on Assisted Suicide

September 6, 2015

Written 6th September, 2015. For more information on why assisted suicide is not a good thing, please visit Care Not Killing, an organisation campaigning for better palliative care and resistance to assisted suicide laws. Dear Editor, In regard to your September 5th editorial on Assisted Dying, I found this sentence particularly telling:”Many see a man […]

1 comment Read the full article →

An Alternative Mourner’s Kaddish

August 30, 2015

The Mourner’s Kaddish is the traditional Jewish prayer for the dead. This is mildly ironic, as it doesn’t mention death as all; instead it affirms the power and majesty of the divine. It is usually said by relatives in the presence of a public prayer service: as to stand in public and praise God as […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Israel is not permanently right-wing.

March 22, 2015

Despite polling predictions that Israeli voters were abandoning him, Binyamin Netanyahu won by far the biggest share of seats in the Knesset last Wednesday. There has since been much despair in my social feeds and the international press that Israel is right-wing and only sliding further in that direction. In my opinion, for all this […]

0 comments Read the full article →

“You snooze, you lose: how to pimp your sleep” – Evening Standard

October 6, 2014

I was interviewed some weeks ago by the Evening Standard for my views on polyphasic sleeping. It was something of a blast from the past for me but as one of the few people on the internet to have done it and written about it, I get surprisingly regular, if infrequent, press inquiries on the […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Reverend Sarah McCulloch at your service

September 18, 2014

And so, on the 26th July, I was ordained an interfaith minister: It was a ceremony that was powerful, meaningful, and occasionally naff, but I’m never going to forget a second. I remember when I was 5, thinking that I’d quite like to be a minister – 20 years later, I’ve got Reverend in front of […]

1 comment Read the full article →

“Polarised is important because… of Homophobia.”

August 21, 2014

Originally published on EQView on behalf of the Polarised Project, a documentary on LGBT mental health. While the general acceptance of LGBT people has happened faster than I can hardly believe when I think about it, we still live in a society where homophobia happens and every queer has to dwell, even for a second, […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Seriously, stop comparing Jews to the Nazis. Please.

July 20, 2014

Imagine that your parents and the majority of everyone they knew had all been systematically been massacred by a particular sect when you were a kid. Imagine you grew up in a family that was utterly traumatised by this massacre and was determined to avoid anything similar ever happening again. Imagine that growing up with […]

9 comments Read the full article →

I’m Being Ordained and You Are Invited.

July 16, 2014

After two years of training and 25 years of preparation, I am being ordained as a minister on the 26th July and you are invited to attend. :)   Ordination FAQ Related Posts:Reverend Sarah McCulloch at your serviceBecoming an Interfaith Minister

1 comment Read the full article →

Peter Reynolds and His Lawsuits – Another Short Statement

April 25, 2014

As many of you know, I had a court hearing to deal with an application filed by Peter Reynolds on the 11th April. The issue was whether Peter Reynolds had contacted the court on August 2013 when the case was originally struck out to get it reinstated. I turned up and within about five minutes […]

8 comments Read the full article →

Peter Reynolds loses another lawsuit: an interview with Chris Bovey

January 26, 2014

Chris Bovey is a businessman and co-founder of NORML UK, and was sued, along with myself, Alun Buffry, and Greg de Hoedt by Peter Reynolds last year. To date, Alun Buffry has chosen to settle out of court, Greg has not yet been served with the court papers, and I won judgement and costs in […]

34 comments Read the full article →