Month: August 2016

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Terrorist: Beyond the Label

Three terrorists stand before me. This title given to them by a world beyond their control, but a title, which nonetheless could legitimise their murder. One of...
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Beneath the Covers

Somewhere in the 90s, probably lying on the floor of the sitting room on a Saturday night, re-watching The Bodyguard, I was trying (and failing) to out-sing Whi...
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The Dangers of Being Typecast

From an early age we are instructed by our parents ‘not to judge a book by its cover’. It is explained to us that this admonishment should not be interpreted li...
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Legends of the Fryer

“What d’you want?” “A Choc Ice!” “Wha’? What does it say right there?” “Bimbo’s Burgers.” “Bimbo’s Burgers right. And wha?” “Today’s chips today.” “Does i...
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If the Shoe Fits

From the moment we are born, the question is “blue or pink?” Depending on our gender, it is decided whether we will wear trousers or a skirt as a uniform on our...