Cat Fraser explores cultural and geographical divides between north and south in the latest of the ‘Mind The Gap’ series.
Surely most of the figures complicit in the corruption behind Qatar’s bid are gone from the sport. What’s the point in raging over closed cases, especially when the Qatari World Cup is so close? One may query. Well, I would answer, FIFA is a very seedy operation and you aren’t thinking big enough.
You see him around Oxford a few times. You smile. He looks at you awkwardly, gives you a stiff nod and later sends you a “You up?” message on Grindr at 2am. You down a can of G&T, dowse yourself in Febreze and head over to his place.
Part 3 of a mini series sharing the songs that have been keeping us going through this peculiar time.
Curtains have been closed, concession stands bare, for many months. The arts industries have suffered more than many, performing arts in particular, mostly in light of how easily an infectious disease could proliferate in an enclosed space full of people sitting shoulder to shoulder. Concerns now seem to have, well, spread deeper into the industrial Read More…
“Policies regarding suspension on medical grounds vary greatly across Oxford colleges (…). Several students report breaches of doctor-patient confidentiality by college doctors.”
I first noticed the loneliness when the daily Zoom calls dried up and I started talking to the birds in my garden instead. I’d been lonely before, but lockdown loneliness felt different. The issue wasn’t that I didn’t have a support network, more that I did, and like all of us during the coronavirus pandemic, Read More…
Sir Ed Davey has won the race to become Leader of the Liberal Democrats, defeating rival MP Layla Moran.
Jessica Searle puts together the ideal running playlist to help keep you motivated on your runs (or attempted runs). And let’s face it, Destiny’s Child makes everything better.
Elizabeth Reynard writes about the most recent set-backs in a bad year for the British government.