Can cliches defeat terrorism?

I did not blog or tweet yesterday in response to the Manchester bomb. I soon found everyone else saying everything I might have said. I felt all I had to offer was a string of cliches. I was interested to hear the Prime Minister saying something similar to what I was...

Should Blasphemy be a Crime in the 21st Century?

As a writer, I admire people who are good with words, spoken or written. One great entertainer with words is Stephen Fry, who has fallen foul of the authorities in Ireland, because of things he said two years ago in an interview. He had expressed his opinion of God....