Notions of Englishness – Addendum

I have an article coming out today in The Guardian about the English language and what (if anything) can be said about what it means to be English today. It’s an opinion piece so it’s short and cannot cover everything. There are a couple of areas of particular importance that I would like to explore... Continue Reading →

Plague Women and The Handmaid’s Tale

"We go everywhere in twos. It’s supposed to be for our protection. For companionship. It’s bullshit, there are no friends here. Can’t be. The truth is we’re watching each other. She’s my spy and I am hers." Sometimes inspiration comes from the most unlikely of places. The above words were spoken by Offred, the central... Continue Reading →

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