You’ve liked their Insta’s, seconds after being posted. You’ve held their hair back whilst juggling a slice of bread and a mug of water. You’ve told them sliders and socks are a no-go. All things considered, you’re a pretty awesome and supportive friend. You are there for them through thick and thin, with tools to get you both through whatever life throws at you. But … Continue reading Supporting your friend through sexual assault.
“How to not get raped.” A message too familiar in what we are taught today. “Make sure you get a cab home with someone else!” “Don’t stay out too late.” “Don’t drink that fourth tequila.” Sound familiar? Why is it we teach individuals that by acting in a certain way, they are creating ‘dangerous situations’ which could lead to a sexual assault? In a time … Continue reading How To Not Get Raped.
While the Irish Boarder Question dominates more of the Brexit negotiations, we should perhaps take a look at some of the individual nation-states with whom Britain is negotiating with… Continue reading The State of the Union
“You think you students have some wild nights…you haven’t seen nothing yet” (Tim – one of the many homeless people living on the streets in Bournemouth, Easter Sunday 2018) No, I hadn’t…but now I have. As part of a bigger project I’m working on I spent 25 hours on the streets in Bournemouth last weekend. Words can hardly do the gig justice, but they’ll have … Continue reading 25 hours homeless in Bournemouth
While the old adage is generally true that elections are fought and won in the centre ground, the very fact that the two behemoths of the Conservative Party and of Labour are actually opposing each other on nearly every policy, is only good for “liberal democracy”. Continue reading The Strange Death of British Centrism After Brexit