BBC’s Sitting in Limbo: One Man Trapped in the Windrush Scandal


On Windrush Day, Stella Corradi’s television drama is a good opportunity for audiences to understand the failures of British government immigration policy. * Contains mild spoilers BBC’s...

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Poem: Grenfell Tower's 24 Floors


The poem’s 24 equal-length lines represent the 24 floors of Grenfell Tower. It is written in memory of all who died three years ago, and in honour of the families, local residents,...

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The Closing Credits of Black Lives


But first coffee...  The freedom that some are afforded to be able to wilfully switch on and off from a cause that they feel doesn’t impact them or advance them in anyway is the disconcerting,...

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Poem: Lockdown Sestina


Normality has come to an impasse. The world shrinks to a small web of streets, everyday life to these four walls. Everything beyond the window is empty. Empty streets, cars...

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Reflections on Hijab: Creating Space for Multiple Truths


Understanding everyday discourses on Muslim women and the hijab, between projected narratives and self-authorship.   Hijabi hikers #HijabiHikers my friend tweeted when a group...

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Poem: The After Life


After the sizzle and spit of my flesh going up like bacon thrown on eight hundred degrees centigrade, when my bones have been mashed to their final powder, handed to you in such...

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The Platform Film: A Feast of Greed and Privilege


Netflix horror 'The Platform' directed by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia shows us the ugly face of class and capitalism. * Contains mild spoilers During a period of bleak uncertainty,...

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