…what if politics, but too much?

The UberRegulator

Uber in London is no more. Twitter is on fire, the press are all over it. The Evening Standard led with Uber and Out, and hot takes abounded, with one […]

Lord Adonis and the Half-Blood Cartel

‘A tale told by an idiot; full of sound and fury, signifying nothing’ cries Macbeth in one of his speeches. Many reputable Shakespeare scholars will claim this speech is about […]

Culture, Captions and Self Congratulation

This column was initially meant to be about something else entirely. But then there was someone who was wrong on the internet, and I figured I’d wade into the argument. […]

Fear and Loathing in the Home Office

A couple of years ago, students at Royal Holloway got incredibly angry. Firstly, they had to live in Egham for three whole years. But even more importantly, they were angry […]

Glastonbury Musings

I have seen a couple just going at it in a sacred stone circle. I have seen someone drop their pants and shit on the floor. I have seen someone […]

The Return of the Romantic

Think about the Romantic period, and unless you’re midway through your English degree – and honestly even that is no inoculation – you’ll probably think of a figure of the […]

ELECTION ANALYSIS

Well then. This election has been utterly surreal, and though there are obvious winners (YouGov, Corbyn) and losers (May) – almost everyone has been proven wrong. My last column, I […]

Busting Election Myths Part Two: Commiserations and Celebrations

By the time you’ve read this, this column will already have aged. The election is over, and we (probably) now have a Government. The last column I wrote was about […]

Busting Election Myths

Myth 1: People like Labour’s Policies Okay, this isn’t a myth, but the idea extrapolated from it is. There’s been a fair amount of attention on both social media and […]