Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gave this year’s first Reith Lecture, on the subject of Freedom of Speech. She is a superb novelist, a global advocate for women, and a speaker of immense poise and nuance. Her lecture could not have come at a more apposite time.
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When you hear her voice, it can be no other . I caught a snatch of Troy by Sinéad O’Connor the other day. “You should have left the light on,” her voice…
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Its vile, isn’t it? Watching Matt Hancock trying to insert himself into the public’s sweet spot by eating cow anus and being “real” with some random…
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Subs not sobsMorning It has been a couple of years now and I wanted to thank my paid subscribers who keep the show on the road. Those of you on free subs ple…
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( A piece from from 2018 republished here today)
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Dicks – all of a sudden (or maybe not), they are everywhere, seemingly impossible to avoid. You don’t even have to leave the house. Just put on your…
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A private space for us to converse and connect
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Family lifeHave just posted a piece about not having kids though of course I do have and family stuff eats up time but a new longer piece is on its way to …
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