Book review: The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War

Book review: The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War

This book, by Marcia and Thomas Mitchell, tells the story of Katherine Gun, an employee of Government Communications Headquarters in the UK, who, in 2003, leaked a secret e-mail in the hope that it would prevent an illegal war. She achieved fame by saying “I...

Know Thy Friend: Kerry O’Regan

When I reflected on how I came to be a Quaker, I kept going back and back, following the strands of influences in my life, to my earliest memories of childhood. So I think, in order to answer the question, I’ll have to start there and develop the answer in a meandery...

What we learnt about North Korea

David Swain, New South Wales Regional Meeting We went to North Korea, or the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), not knowing what to expect.  We knew from history that the Korean Peninsula had been controlled by Japan from 1910 until the end of World War II...

My spiritual journey

Rosemary Turle, West Australia Regional Meeting For me it becomes a spiral as I think of a visual symbol for my expanding path towards what I have come to know as my truth. It helps give a shape to all the learnings and realisations of what my true identity is. It...