Vladimir Putin – Divide and Conquer

Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine last Thursday with the military moving in across Ukraine and the help of the Belarussian government and army.  According to US President Joe Biden, Putin aspires to reestablish the USSR. The strength of NATO and the EU is holding back Putin’s goals, and this is evident with his constant threats to nations … Continue reading Vladimir Putin – Divide and Conquer

“Pick A Side” – Bi-erasure and What Not To Say To Bisexual People

Being a bisexual woman myself, I am well accustomed to having awkward, and sometimes just plain rude, conversations with people who don’t understand – and don’t really want to understand – my sexuality. Bi-erasure is, unfortunately, incredibly common and a problem that seems to be regularly ignored. So, what is bi-erasure?Bi-erasure is the term for … Continue reading “Pick A Side” – Bi-erasure and What Not To Say To Bisexual People

Preferred Pronouns and Avoiding Deadnames: What Can We Do?

Think: you’re sitting in a seminar and the seminar leader is calling out names, taking a quick register, when you hear a name you don’t recognise. There’s an awkward silence until someone finally raises their hand to say that that’s them – but that isn’t their name, and those aren’t their pronouns anymore. This is … Continue reading Preferred Pronouns and Avoiding Deadnames: What Can We Do?

Five Percent

The wipers screeched on the windshield and Conrad slammed them off.     ‘I'll stay out a bit longer, I want to get another fifty quid before I stop.’     ‘What about your dinner? I'm about to put something on,' his wife Janine’s voice boomed out of the hands-free speaker. ‘I don’t want you wasting money.’ … Continue reading Five Percent

Marlowe’s Fate at the White Bear Theatre, 17th November 2022

Rating: ★★★★★ The Off-Broadway production of the comedy, Marlowe's Fate, is in the middle of a short run at the White Bear Theatre in Kennington. Those unfamiliar with the White Bear might be surprised to discover that the theatre is actually a small upstairs room at the vast White Bear pub, but the tiny space … Continue reading Marlowe’s Fate at the White Bear Theatre, 17th November 2022