Seymour Topping

Mother love


Humans may be the only sentient beings who actually celebrate Mother’s Day with presents, cakes and cards, but we can’t claim to be the only worthy mothers on planet Earth.

Revisiting the Russian Revolution


As the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution approaches and America’s relationship with Russia commands the headlines, Seymour Topping looks at Russia’s troubled present and a scary moment in its recent past.