In May, Eda posted an article about the significance of physical possessions in the age of Spotify, e-books and film streaming services. Her writing made me question why I still have such an appetite for physical books even though I’ve given up on DVDs and CDs. Purchasing a novel on an e-reader will never be … More Reading a Book by Its Cover
Climate change is a big deal. I try my best: recycling, avoiding single-use plastic, not eating meat. Such small changes help to clear the conscience but don’t infringe on my day to day life. But, if you asked me to stop flying, to never drive a car, or to consider not having children on the … More If Climate Change Means the End of the World, Why Am I Not Scared?
The 1920s, glamorised and celebrated in books and films, seems like an anomaly in history. With such vivid iconography, it’s a struggle to remember anything about the decade other than flappers, Gatsby, art deco, and jazz. It feels entirely separate from the rest of the early twentieth century and its two world wars. But, saying … More Will History Repeat Itself? Looking Back at the 1920s to Predict What’s in Store in the 2020s
The Conservative Party just won a historic victory in the UK election; they achieved their greatest majority since Margret Thatcher in 1987. Their leader, Boris Johnson, promised voters that the nation will no longer be a member of the European Union by the 31st of January, 2020. As the party now occupies more than 56 … More The Fallacy of National Nostalgia
The board has three new members that we would like to introduce to you! Please give a warm welcome to our Secretary Ruby Fitzgerald, our General Editor Amber Vermue, and our Treasurer Sebastian Alcocer: