Olympia and I discuss mental-illness, depression and schizophrenia, alongside Oly’s personal experience with all of the above. Oly is a PhD researcher, working to explore the genetics of such conditions.
There are so many twisted, knotted strands to this Charlie Hebdo thing, forming a dark shroud – let’s pull on a few of those strands, and see whether the fabric tightens or falls apart.Continue reading “Suis-je Charlie?”
This time, Joel and I discuss Will Self, the death of the novel, the new age of Puritanism, privilege-checking, race, the St George Cross (English flag), national identity and drugs.Continue reading “Faux-Cast #3”
Paradise Lost is one of the most beautiful works of literature – I’d like to explore the fall of man, a moment that tells us a great deal about ourselves: as people, readers and writers.Continue reading “Paradise Lost: Review”