Changing the conversation

by maddie millington-drake ~ We are constantly told what to do to avoid sexual harassment. We grow up being taught how to keep ourselves safe. We - women - the…

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Tell me how you really feel

by will lawrence ~ I’ve often thought how I’d love to make a living through music, but I know I’m far too lazy for that. Often, I would (and still…

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Everything i know about love

by dolly molly jaques ~ The first (and only) Valentines gift I have ever received was when I was twelve years old, from a boy I’d only kissed (pecked on…

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Identity outrage

by jonah sweeney ~ Let me first caveat the following by saying that this is a reflectionist piece, a musing if you will on the phenomenon of identity politics, rather…

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Contours of home

by meg elliot ~ When in the city, my friend Em misses the edges of home; the contours of mountains against sky, the way the rippling sea levels out into…

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A reluctant environmentalist

by maddie millington-drake ~ Since deciding to study my masters in environmental change I have felt a certain pressure to almost be the ‘best’ environmentalist in my life. To care…

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You’re a walking contradiction

by hamish richardson ~ I care about the planet, yet I fly. I care about human suffering, yet I divert my eyes and walk passed the homeless. I care about…

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