I am a bit of a study in contrasts. I come from a comfortable middle class background. I have a decent amount of education. But I have worked many, many, blue collar or ‘menial’ jobs on and off since the age of 9 – a paper round to begin with, then a supermarket job, hospitality … Continue reading Structural inequality or a culture of excuse making – are we a malfunctioning society?
I love the song written by Dustin Kensrue and his band Thrice. One of my all-time favourite bands. One of my all-time favourite songs as well. I think that in a nutshell, it’s a song about the internet and its hugely ubiquitous influence in our lives.
What is solidarity? Does it exist in this country really? I don't think so... I used to but I don't believe so these days. Not very much of it. Solidarity: Unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest; mutual support within a group. I see solidarity on the sports … Continue reading Solidarity
Wouldn’t it be something to be giant amongst men? A revered leader? Someone who perseveres in the face of extreme adversity and inspires many? That’s what Nelson Mandela was/is to me and many others.
Monochrome, dystopian, brooding, nerve jangling and complex, frightening and thought provoking – Handmaiden’s Tale, Season 3, Episode 1 is upon us tonight! It’s safe to say that I am frothing with anticipation for the first episode. The TV series adaption (Produced by streaming service Hulu) of Margaret Atwood’s brilliant 1980s novel is an adrenaline stirring, … Continue reading Handmaiden’s Tale Season 3 – June about to go Rambo?