We are witnessing events the likes of which haven’t been seen for centuries. At least, not in this country. I’m talking about white storks, of course.
In response to these troubled times, The Oxford Blue culture team has started a new creative writing project: ‘CREATIVITY IN CRISIS: a writing collective’. Here are some of our favourites of the work we received, illustrated by Daisy Leeson. Starlings – Peter Hurtubise ‘My faith in the future of literature rests on the knowledge that there are things Read More…
Oxford Together volunteers have made a total of 1000 phone calls to isolated people in Oxfordshire since the launch of their Phone Link programme on the 30th March.
Climate change is facilitated and accelerated by the large corporations responsible for pollution, and the institutions which finance them. Conventional wisdom has supposed that transitioning to a green and sustainable future is too expensive for these companies to countenance; vested interests oppose attempts to wean society off the products and activities which contribute to the crisis.
Life has changed, explicably, for the better since starting antidepressants. My low days are rarer, my appreciation for life higher and my relationships stronger. Sertraline, or known by its brand name, Zoloft, truly has switched my direction. Here’s the secret about antidepressants: a lot of people are on them. Here’s a fact about antidepressants: not Read More…
It is a truth universally acknowledged that almost nothing is as boring as listening to someone else describe their dream.
Normally, it is rare to find me sitting still for more than a couple of minutes. When the lockdown started, I went from 100 miles an hour to sitting in my living room, unable to go out or work.
Bella Stock talks you through a perfect day in Stratford-upon-Avon centred around the wonderful outdoor and theatrical spaces of the city.