My Blog

My thoughts, musings and opinions on combatting terrorism and the journey it has taken me on.

Global Acts of Unity Visits Abertay University.
In my hometown of Dundee. On the 10th of October I took up Abertay University’s invitation to speak with some of the…
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GAU Says Goodbye to Friends
Team Changes for GAU. All things change, that is the nature of life and GAU is the same. This past week or so has seen…
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The Global Resilience Project’s Thriver Series.
The Interview. Earlier this year Emma Bell of the Global Resilience Project visited my home to interview me for her…
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The Fourth Anniversary of My Brother’s Murder.
Feeling the Loss of My Brother. Today is the fourth anniversary of my brother David’s murder. As each year slowly…
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GAU Returns to Redbridge.
The GAU Team Visit Earlier this year the GAU team visited the borough of Redbridge in East London. My reception here…
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Fraserburgh Academy Fraserburgh Academy
On the 9th of May, which happened to be David’s birthday I took the trip up to the North East Coast of Scotland to…
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Figen Murray Figen Murray, A Very Special Lady
Sat on the bench in the Community Garden on the Coronation Street set in Manchester on a wonderful sunny afternoon was…
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OBE An OBE for GAU
On the 8th of June at 22:30 in the London Gazette my name was included in Her Majesty’s Birthday Honours List for the…
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National Memorial for British Victims of Overseas Terrorism
On the 17th of May my two Sons and I attended the Dedication Service of the National Memorial for British Victims of…
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Three Faiths Week, St John’s College Oxford
I had been invited by my good friend Monowar Hussain of The Oxford Foundation to speak at the Three Faiths Week they…
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