There is a history of racist and xenophobic policies behind this. The Windrush generation are named after one of the ships that transported large numbers of people from Commonwealth nations to the UK
I began reviewing books when I was ten years old, in my middle school English class. We were required to produce one per week, with occasional gems being read out in front of the class. Partly due to
Following my first article exploring the subject of whether we could easily convince the UK to adopt a Universal Basic Income (UBI) system, I’ve had feedback both on Medium and elsewhere. I always
Have you heard of Elizabeth Magie? She is one of many unsung female heroes of our time, and like so many other talented women over the years, she invented something that would change the world, and
Growing up is easier when you have an instruction manual. I’m taking another step back in time to consider a vintage title. Vintage by my own Millennial standards, anyway. Following my review
I’ve lived in Britain all my life, and nothing ever gets done around here. I approached this topic with a sense of doom and gloom, because it seems way too progressive for Brexit Britain to adopt.
Becoming self-employed has given me a lot of freedom. I can work my own hours, take breaks when I want, write in my pyjamas if I feel like it. But sometimes I just don’t have the inclination to
We need to change our attitudes on sex - but to what? Since the revelations of #MeToo, we’ve started some important conversations about not just consent, but pleasure and communicating our
The UK welfare system has a lot of problems at the moment. The reasons behind those problems differ depending on one’s political outlook, but there are issues that need addressing whatever your
If you’ve been paying attention to my writing of late, you’ll know that I’ve found myself in a deepening pit of poverty, with any attempts to dig myself out of it ending in failure
I picked up my copy of Working from a charity bookstore, paying 50p for the yellowing and dog-eared copy that now graces my bookshelf. It gave me the impression of a book that’s been read and
Both of the main political parties in the UK are committed to Brexit – well, sort of. The Tories more so, and I’m a little bit impressed that their pro-Remain MPs have been kept in line.
In researching this article, I’ve journeyed in to the arse ends of the internet to find out who the hell Count Dankula is. From what I can gather, he’s a “professional shitposter”,
I’m not a fan of the argument that no-one has “the right not to be offended”, mainly because it tends to be weaponised against those we disagree with. “Offence” is one
Well, this is a novelty. I’ve written a few articles about the #MeToo backlash, and by some incredible coincidence that is hardly ever experienced by feminist writers (honestly it literally never
CN: Suicide, Misogyny. I knew that this would happen. Women gaining a voice, swiftly followed by an impassioned plea for them to pipe down for the sake of vulnerable men. Those impudent women, making
There’s an underlying current of hatred and bitterness to Greer’s supposedly feminist teachings. The thing that I think of the most with regard to Germaine Greer is her insistence on imposing
Excerpt: The Ghouls of Oramo
This is an excerpt from the first chapter of my latest story, The ghouls Of Oramo. It’s set in a post-nuclear universe, in a land that was destroyed by atomic bombs.
My finances are in a terrible state. I’m making nowhere near as much as I need to from my writing (yet), and I’m too sick to hold down a job working for someone else. Like a lot of freelancers,
” Godwin’s Law states that as an online argument grows longer and more heated, it becomes increasingly likely that somebody will bring up Adolf Hitler or the Nazis. When such an event occurs,
CN: Discussion of rape culture, and a generous side order of sarcasm. Since the #MeToo movement initially broke, I’ve had time to reflect on my own beliefs and behaviour, and those of the society