From 2017 to beyond

‘Tis the season, or so the saying goes. And so, another year ends. I was reading how I summed up 2016 here, and I described it as ‘interesting’. 2017 has been, if anything, ‘more interesting’ and certainly more depressing. Brexit seems to be spiralling aimlessly out of control, with the Brexiteers seemingly hell-bent on leaving …

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The word of the year is …

Feminism. That’s according to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary. It’s rather apt that this is the most searched-for word of the year, given all the issues women have faced this year, from the election of Trump, to Wonder Woman, to my colleagues’ attitude about International Women’s Day, to more recent announcements such as the new Doctor in Doctor …

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Endings – some thoughts

I’ve been thinking a lot about endings recently. I think because things here are ending. Whether it’s David Hodges and Gil Grissom in the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode, where Grissom leaves the crime lab (‘It’s the right time for me to go’); or the ending of series six of Community where the ‘Save Greendale …

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