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January 31, 2020

When I teach, especially people around the university age, there is a romance about the lifestyle of being a writer. A lot of these students glamourise the idea of being depressed in some warehouse in East London eating nothing but cheese, cigarettes, alchol and drugs...

January 29, 2020

Yesterday there was an article in the Stage about being radical and not pandering to an establishment. A director, and friend, I really admired shared it on twitter and said "yes". I responded with haste and, admittadly, no consideration and gave one side of my argumen...

January 19, 2020

A few days ago I called Lozza Fox a cunt on twitter. I have no regrets. A passing comment on a friends comment I thought very little about having explained why I thought that on my own feed. Lozza Fox retweeted my comment and the absolute gates of Tory hell opened up o...

January 8, 2020

A few days ago the BAFTA list came out and there has been, quite rightly, a response to them about the "best film" nominations being from all white male directors (except one). Yesterday the self-celebrating egotist LBC Global broadcaster James O'Brian who's recent boo...

January 7, 2020

A few days ago a tweet emerged from a writer about the Netflix show The Witcher. It went like this

"To be fair, in context, I was saying women couldn't sword-fight with men trained for battle. My larger point was that by depicting women doing things they wouldn't do in...

January 4, 2020

I've just seen Greta Gerwigs Little Women. I hadn't, previously, read the book; in fact I knew so little about it I assumed it was in the cannon of the Bronte Sister and Jane Austen at the like... That's how little I knew about it. But hey - it's a fucking masterpiece...

January 3, 2020

I've just read an Article by a woman called Helen Lewis who I don't know. I didn't like it really but that's besides the point; I'm using this blog space to try and work out, for myself, and for anyone else if they're interested how we can be progressive about conversa...

January 2, 2020

I wanted to take a moment to write a little bit about the 10s. My first 8 years as a professional writer. There's been a movement on twitter where people have shared their CVs over the decade which, I think, is very empowering to mark how far people have come and overc...

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