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Certificates, eating pattern corrections and learning balance: what Lockdown had taught me

Lockdown: a time when shops are shut, summer plans are cancelled, scholarships and semesters abroad whooshed away so fast that it’s hard to make sense of this strange new world…

Lockdown Literature Challenge: collapsed time and everyday cycles in Banana Yoshimoto’s ‘Amrita’

That resplendent space created by a piece of fiction can really expand the width of time… Clearly there is a spot somewhere inside our heads that records the feelings we…

Have A Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics

Donick Cary’s Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics is by no means the first honest documentary about psychedelic drugs that exists, but it is probably the first to break…

Football returns in Germany: what’s different?

Some things do not change. Bayern Munich winning, Erling Haaland scoring and VAR marginally ruling fractions of shoulders offside. Football is back in Germany but not as we know it.…

Covid-19 and the issue of domestic violence

Nearly two million people in the UK suffer from domestic abuse every year, yet this number has only made the headlines since the advanced coverage of domestic abuse during the…

The Last Dance: a verse on the passing of a footballing powerhouse

We begin with the end of last season, Our legs tired with the weight of loss, Three painful dreadful penalties, And we had become our own worst enemies. The sky…

The Last Dance: a review of the Netflix sensation

For whatever reason, basketball has never interested me. Plenty of other sports have managed to catch my eye over the years, but this particular one has never meant anything other…

There is no need for MPs to be returning to Westminster

I find myself in a rather odd position right now. Yesterday Westminster voted 350-258 to end all virtual proceedings and force MPs to return to the House of Commons on…