In all our sanctuaries we sit at risk

The Parrot Advises on Leadership


This stanza offers some general thoughts on leadership and the part it plays – or fails to play. But it is also based on the specific image of the UK House of Commons, in which the Party of Government and the Party of Opposition face one another across the aisle. Neither of the present leaders merit the position they hold.  In effect, they were appointed by, and are symptoms  of,  the nation’s present disorientation.