On being a geographer

Geography was the one subject that both fascinated me and made sense to me. I was always intrigued by its broad canvas: how could a subject range from understanding the flow of water in rivers to measuring the urban heat island to the challenge of social inequality? Superficially, it can make no sense, and so […]

On geography and systems change

I studied geography at university, not just because it was the one subject enjoyed the most but it was the one I found most fascinating. At its heart geography is about connections – and my particular interest was the interrelationships between people and places. More specifically, how they interact, with people shaping places, places shaping […]