Author Archives: Kristee Boyd

Peace Poppies

Peace poppies ‘You should be ashamed of yourself wearing that. It’s disrespectful’. Aggressive language in church always throws me. So I found myself unable to answer my interlocutor that Sunday morning here in St X’s. Now, with respect, and several …

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Where to find White Poppies in Edinburgh

White Poppies are worn in the run-up to Remembrance Day every year by thousands of people in the UK and beyond. We wear White Poppies to remember casualties of all nationalities who have been killed in wars, to express an ongoing …

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July 30: World Day against Trafficking in Persons

In May 2016, the Guardian ran a story about a hotel in the Scottish Highlands, where the Bangladeshi owner scammed other Bangladeshis into coming to work for him, with the promise of high wages. Tricked into selling their possessions and …

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