Paralympics trip report
On Saturday 1st September I spent the day at the Paralympics, and I had a FANTASTIC time. I had a park ticket, which meant I could go into the cheap seats in four of the arenas (when seats were available). I got to see A LOT of sport and it was brilliant value for a £10 ticket. (Thank you again, Sara <3) A note: I am not someone who would call herself a sport lover. I usually don’t...
The "Good [sic] Men [sic] Project" is terrible
The “Good Men Project” is a terrible, terrible site. It’s actively harmful at this point. (I recommend @GoodMenzProject as a perfectly judged satirical response.) I just couldn’t help writing to its managing editor (and editorial contact), Lisa Hickey, about a recent and especially awful article, about women with “small breasts”. Dear Lisa, I am writing to...
How to buy merch without making me hate you - 13... →
I don’t think I’ve ever done any of the Bad Things Kim lists here, but it’s still good to be reminded!
Gig reports: Enslaved, Triptykon, Cannibal Corpse,...
Seeing Earth play chilled-out desert rock in a chapel last Sunday could not have been more of a contrast to the gig I saw the night before (Saturday 10th March) - well, all the groups used guitars and drums, but other than that. Saturday’s gig - Destroyers of the Faith, at the Forum in Kentish Town - was Enslaved, Triptykon, and Cannibal Corpse. Bit of an odd line-up, but there you go. ...
"Hangman" and rohypnol: The editor responds
This is a response to an email I sent last Friday, about an article which appeared in Felix, a newspaper for Imperial students. The Telegraph wrote up the incident, too, which was nice. So: Dear [me], First of all, thank you for taking the time to email about this. I would like to take this opportunity to personally apologise to you for the offence caused by the article in question. Having...