Why are the Oxford Newspapers So Dull? – 11/06/2022

A shorter version of this piece has been published on ‘The Oasis’, a new online magazine for the writing of Lady Margaret Hall College students. The editors possess an admirable tolerance for intellectual diversity. You can check it out here: https://www.theoasislmh.com/blog/why-are-the-oxford-newspapers-so-dull Every week a reassuring grey envelope, postmarked Paris, appears in my college pigeonhole. It’sContinue reading “Why are the Oxford Newspapers So Dull? – 11/06/2022”

Film Review – Happening (2021) – 10/06/2022

Dir. Audrey Diwan, producers. Rectangle Productions, France 3 Cinéma, SRAB Films, distributor. Wild Bunch. Link to trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeQLR3J4K6c In its original French title, this film is called L’événement. ‘The Event’ in question is the pregnancy and subsequent abortion of Anne, a talented student and aspiring writer in 1963 France. It is a piece of cinemaContinue reading “Film Review – Happening (2021) – 10/06/2022”

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