“When I started as a healthcare assistant on a hospital ward for older patients, it was clear how bad things had got.”
“Stood among strangers in search of history, I had a strange epiphany.”
On the fascinating world of London real estate.
Oh, yes I did! An attempt to explain the bizarre tradition of the British Christmas pantomime.
A reading list on the weird and wonderful culture of Great Britain.
“After Scarlett Mansfield collated 200 accounts of sexual harassment, inspectors put her former school on notice. Could it be the first of many?”
“Algorithms…don’t go on mutant rampages, they only sometimes reveal and amplify the cruddy human biases that underpin them.”
The soft-focus Britain of Downton Abbey bears little resemblance to the real Britain collapsing under the weight of racism, austerity, and COVID-19. As Brexit plods on, it’s time for an honest reckoning of the history and future of this outsize little island.
If the historically coal-reliant United Kingdom can come off the black stuff, can the United States?
Russian money is parked in English real estate and other assets, but is it too late to purge its influence on Britain?