James Jeffrey

James Jeffrey is a freelance journalist and writer who splits his time between the US, the UK, and further afield, and writes for various international media. He previously served in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan with the British Army. He is finishing a book about his army experiences and the challenges of leaving the military and adjusting to a strange new civilian world. Follow him on Twitter: @jrfjeffrey and Instagram: james_rfj

It’s a broad generalisation – but the author can only go off his extensive experiences bouncing between the developing and developed worlds

Ethiopia, the home of coffee, falls apart under the world’s muddled gaze while Portugal implements arbitrary Covid-19 restrictions on caffeine consumption

While living in a world of constant confusion, at least we can have some idea about how a person might behave depending on which country they are from

The strange and startling events at Fatima continue to intrigue and haunt as the Catholic Church wrestles against the liberalising world order

The modern trend to write off male camaraderie as “bromance” is doing great harm to young men

Research is revealing invisible injuries beyond the traditional diagnosis of PTSD, with important applications for healthcare staff caught up in battling Covid-19

Developing countries that the UK assists are being sidelined as the UK government’s attention is seized by Covid-19 and domestic troubles

The longer the pandemic and the platitudes go on, the more something doesn’t feel quite right

There’s far more to Portugal than its reputation as one of Europe’s economic basket cases

Are we just going to continue outsourcing every foundational fibre of our being?