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

Spectacular, Spectacular – Moulin Rouge The Musical Review

Rating: ★★★★★ Image is writer's own As an avid lover of musicals, I was so excited to hear that Moulin Rouge - The Musical was coming to The Piccadilly Theatre in London. The film version, starring Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman, won two Oscars, so I was interested and eager to see how it translated … Continue reading Spectacular, Spectacular – Moulin Rouge The Musical Review

Wahgwan

Why you killing your brothers? Violating your sisters? In a world like today, Where you can get paid  For shit like, watching video games. You’d rather be on the block, Licking shots; Carrying that shank, buning’ that dank, To look and act like your bad Or to shield from those that do. Wahgwan for yous? … Continue reading Wahgwan