We live in a time of so much insecurity But is there anything we can expect from this increasingly ominous-looking winter with any certainty?Joel, by email Events may overtake us, but the cliches we use to describe them are frequently, one might even say reassuringly, predictable. I was thinking about this while reading an interview in the Sunday Times magazine this weekend with the lawyer Stella Moris, AKA Sara Gonzalez Devant , AKA the mother of Julian Assange’s two youngest children. (Like Boris Johnson, it is impossible to get a precise figure on how many children Assange has. Funny how a shared peccadillo can really highlight the similarities between two seemingly very different people.) The interview largely took place, as far as I can gather, in the Japanese Kyoto garden in London’s Holland Park, and Moris described how romance blossomed for her and Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy (Japan, Holland, Ecuador; perhaps Assange is right and we truly live in a world without borders now.) Moris, 37, accompanied by her and Assange’s three-year-old and 19-month-old sons, talked with feeling about Assange’s possible extradition to the US (his extradition hearing began on Monday at the Old Bailey). “Even now I don’t… Read full this story
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