Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Tag Archives: Muslim Council of Britain

Woolwich, alienation and belonging

After hearing Nick Clegg speak to a multi-religious audience on Friday, I went down to Woolwich. I attended Juma prayers at the local mosque, bought a peace lily at Tesco’s … Continue reading

26 May 2013 · 6 Comments

The week in London

TUESDAY Delighted to be at the House of Lords on Tuesday (security in overdrive – day before the State Opening of Parliament)  for the Syeda Fatima Interfaith Conference. Surrounded by … Continue reading

13 May 2013 · 2 Comments

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

Monoculture, what monoculture?

Faith Matters held a panel/Q&A event a couple of months ago in London (lovely venue – Royal Commonwealth Society), with Christina Patterson, columnist at the Independent; Jonathan Arkush, barrister and … Continue reading

29 December 2010