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 at his website: www.jamesjeffreyjournalism.com

The puritanical streak in the British character has gone into overdrive with Covid-19

It separates us from the animals – and the angels

Whether ties are out or tattoos are in, there is a performative aspect that in both cases can hide a murkier if not awful truth

Brits might not like to admit it, but the US can-do attitude is what we need to recover from Covid

After being marooned in Portugal for so long, thank goodness they are

Joe Biden may be told he can no longer accept Holy Communion if he continues advocating for abortion

There’s only so much defilement you can take of the principles you fought to defend

When it comes to how to live a meaningful life, the late left-wing poet Stephen Spender and Jordan Peterson exhibit a surprising amount in common

Partaking of the delights of the capital city of Spain’s Andalusia increasingly feels too Aldous Huxley for comfort