Easter is one of those feasts which goes under several disguises. Chocolate-fest, spring break, holiday weekend … yet rarely is it recognised for what it is, namely the Christian feast which requires the ultimate leap of faith. For if truth be told, even a benign agnostic or distracted atheist could just about cope with the […]
Since it’s a time for looking back as well as looking forward, we wanted to share with you some of Adamah’s best articles from 2020, in case you missed them … or to enjoy again.
For a season which is habitually designated as one of goodwill, Christmas this year is struggling to live up to its reputation. Divisions in society are chasming into ruptures – the sharp, noisy drill of a pandemic on otherwise healthy soil has left deep cracks. Political and cultural earthquakes in Britain and America (think Trump, […]
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Words can be like old friends. You don’t come across them for years and then they pop up, return to prominence and become once more part of your everyday life.
Since our last edition, the Black Lives Matter campaign has dominated the headlines and so it couldn’t fail to find its way into Adamah’s pages too. While we genuinely deplore all expressions of racism, and have no doubt that many forms of it continue to exist in our world, we equally deplore the violence and […]
There was a time when survival writing was a rather niche market. If you looked really hard, or asked the bored assistant, bookshops tended to stock a light range of boy scout-esque manuals on what to carry as emergency rations, the joys of Kendal Mint Cake and how to light a fire with sticks. More […]
One of the few positives about the world of lockdown is that people across the globe who were previously time-poor suddenly find themselves time-rich. And just as lottery winners can find their bonanza more a curse than a blessing unless assisted by a money coach to help them manage properly their new found wealth, so […]
Adamah wishes all its readers a joyful and blessed Easter, even in coronavirus confinement.