Oxford Brookes University Graduation Guest Speech: Two Unconventional Truths
I was the guest speaker at a graduation at Oxford Brookes University on 6 September 2023. I feel both honoured and humbled by this experience. I always looked at the guest speakers at graduations and thought they were super-humans – they looked calm and in control – as if they were busy cooking oats for a family member while, in actual fact, they are the centre of the attention of 300-odd people.
While I don’t know what I looked like up on the stage, I do know that humans are humans – we stre…