All posts tagged England

The EU Parliamentary Elections reveal how little we’ve progressed

The feeling of uncertainty has now faded. In its place is the face of doom, and with delays and dithering abound there remains a likely chance that we will crash […]

Does Comedy Do Enough to Reflect Cultural Diversity?

Mornings on Channel 5 continue to bedevil me, and amplify my cries for Mr Wright’s return. Therefore I’ve gone with something a little different – some aural entrées before breakfast, […]

The Ghost Of Brexit Past Has Returned. Once Again, He’s Not Alone.

A fortnight-long, self-imposed break from politics – it’s the one positive exploit I’ve engaged with this year that hasn’t been examined by a tutor, or squandered due to time pressure. […]

Buggy Baby: The lovechild of Harold Pinter and Stanley Kubrick that inverts and reveals all about human behaviour

Gallow humour, hedonistic horror, a homage to the traumas impacting refugees are not three elements you would traditionally mix together, but in Buggy Baby, these three distinct styles blend perfectly […]

Is Channel 4’s Ackley Bridge helping combat racial stereotypes in Britain?

Searching for something to watch this reading week?    Ackley Bridge is a new drama that first premiered on Channel 4 on June 7th 2017, with its last episode of the first series airing on July 12th.   If […]

Top Golf

Reckon you could be the next Tiger Woods? Top Golf is a new modern golfing complex that combines great entertainment, great food and a great experience. So overall, it is […]

Year Abroad. Part 18: Essaix-en-Provence

And at last, my friends visited. Early morning flights means early morning landings, and I was there to welcome them, beret on head, sign in hand. There were 5 of them, […]

Doris, ‘Dam, and I

It’s 3 am: I’m running on no sleep and my coursework is due in 12 hours. So far this sounds like a run-of-the-mill night before a deadline situation. However, I […]

What is Sex?

What is sex? What do you count as having sex? What does sexual intercourse mean to you? Suggesting that penetration equals sex is as outdated as it is heteronormative. We […]