The mental danger of darker nights

Today there were six-hundred and sixty-six minutes of daylight. Tomorrow there will be six-hundred and sixty-two. The days are dawning darker and the nights are drawing in. I’m not afraid of the dark, but I’ve been taught to view it as dangerous. As a woman, it is easy to feel increasingly confined as the days […]


Sabina Nessa And The Conversation That Cannot Stop

‘Sabina Nessa: Say Her Name’: words printed over `the picture of a young woman clutching a degree certificate. She looked up at me from my phone screen, half-smiling. I knew, instantly, why this picture was being circulated. It had happened again.  Last March, it was Sarah Everard who stared out through my phone screen. A […]