Tag Archives: Christian

Sorry Seems to be the Rarest Word

I’ve been thinking a lot about the ‘take back control’ slogan used by the EU Leave campaign, and how it resonated with a power that Remain’s economic arguments perhaps never could. It seems to echo Ronald Reagan’s 1980 election promise … Continue reading

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And The Victory Goes to: Fear

Welcome to a post-truth, fear-fuelled political stage. After months of campaigning which preyed on the public’s primal emotions, rather than making good use of their high level of education, Nigel Farage claimed that Leave’s victory had validated their stand against … Continue reading

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The Rural Heart of God

  Now, well into a tyrannical reign- the right amount of “well into” for the beginning to feel immeasurably long ago, and the end equally far off- when power was centralised far off on another continent, there was a puppet … Continue reading

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Falling (but not dropped)

‘You’re going through life quite wonderful, and then suddenly… this’. The words of my grandad who has been thrown into a new and horribly unfamiliar mental and physical environment. In some ways, he is a shadow of his former self. … Continue reading

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A Prophetic Inspector Calls

I am pretty late to An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley- it’s the A Level English Lit staple that I missed out on in favour of 1930s Brighton. But thankfully there is the BBC to bring me back up to … Continue reading

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Y’er Off The Edge of the Map, Mate: Here There Be Pirates

As awkward, wannabe-punk teenagers, my best friend and I were massively into the Playstation 2 game Tony Hawks’ Underground. Although we played it most Friday nights, we kinda sucked. So instead of climbing through the levels and completing the game … Continue reading

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We’re All Nomads Here

We’re an up-and-outta-here generation. Or maybe it’s Cambridge that skews my perspective. It’s a town that breaths deep from its diaphragm: its tummy inflating and contracting, taking in tourists and day-trippers, visiting scholars and students, and then breathing them out … Continue reading

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