Latest articles from Rupert Wolfe Murray

The lifetime steps that led me to join Extinction Rebellion in London

INSPIRED by his 16-year old son who had gone vegan, Rupert Wolfe Murray decided it was time to do something about the environment – to make that move from talk to action – and so he gave away his car (to a friend in Glasgow), stopped eating meat and dairy and joined his son in the 10-day Extinction Rebellion protest in London. Below are the events of his life that formed his ecological outlook.

The ‘unsung’ success of Barlinnie Prison special unit

THERE’S an exhibition in Hull that everyone in Scotland should know about. It shows an important part of our nation’s modern history – the outrageous success of Barlinnie Prison’s Special Unit: an experiment in prison reform that was so good at transforming criminals that the Scottish Prison Service closed it down.