Beyond her degree, Katharine enjoys reading both social commentary and culture reviews. This provision of both high and low insights helps to inform the articles she has written for The Oxford Blue which range from pop-culture, to literature, to food, and even dipping into sports on occasion. In her free time you will frequently find her with a cup of tea and a book, or walking her dogs.
Books Culture

Too Much Reality?!: Why technology is absent from literature

We have had mobile phones for almost fifty years, social media in some capacity for the last twenty, and the iPhone for thirteen. For most, day-to-day life is so bound together by technology that it is hard to discern the difference between the world we live in online and the one we physically inhabit. We Read More…

Sport

Six Nations: France v England

France 24-17 England Following the success of last year’s World Cup, this first game was not what England would have hoped for. Arriving in a rainy Paris, England were unable to lift the mood or counter the spirits of a roaring French home crowd. One commentator described it as an “hostile environment; wonderful atmosphere”. For Read More…