Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Category Archives: USA

Philosophy? Wisdom? Spirituality? The Financial Times struggles to find the right word

The FT Weekend has a story this weekend on how the Minniapolis company General [Häagen-Dazs] Mills has embraced eastern philosophy – er, wisdom – no, spirituality- in a bid to … Continue reading

26 August 2012 · 1 Comment

Multifaith logos with a difference

                    I like these – especially the inclusion of a question mark! The row of accepted religious symbols is de rigeur … Continue reading

22 July 2012

Bin Laden’s death

Two public statements today reflected my own unease on hearing of Osama bin Laden’s death in Pakistan – neither of them were Barack Obama’s.  I was glad bin Laden had … Continue reading

3 May 2011 · 9 Comments

South London or Staten Island? Rolling in the deep

This is so South London – lovely stuff – but actually it’s Staten Island, New York.  PS22’s website says This website is PS22’s effort to promote the benefits of keeping … Continue reading

22 April 2011

Ground Zero

Maybe it’s just a summertime news spike, but there’s been increasing coverage of the plans to build an Islamic community centre near the site of the former World Trade Centre … Continue reading

28 August 2010

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