Friday, 13 April 2018

The Nazis invade Britain: the forgotten plight of the Channel Islands

I avoided reading “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” because the title made me nauseous. It conjured up..

By Freddie Jordan


Thursday, 5 April 2018

Geography matters. Why do we insist on treating it as a joke?

Last year, I made the mistake, like many before me, of setting foot on the island of Lanzarote. In this..

By Freddie Jordan


Wednesday, 4 April 2018

'The most pervasive kind of cruelty': Artist Ai Weiwei and the global refugee crisis

The seas of southern Europe are a mass grave. This is no secret, nor is it the first time these..

By Freddie Jordan


Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Millennial binge drinking: a forgotten problem

Of his Cambridge years, the comedian David Mitchell pertinently concluded ‘I got quite drunk very often and very drunk quite..

By Freddie Jordan


Friday, 23 March 2018

French terror mapped

Three people have died today in a terror attack in the French town of Trèbes. This represents the latest in an..

By Freddie Jordan


Sunday, 25 February 2018

Ancient London landmark opens its doors to the public

In the shadow of the Barbican’s pugnacious fingers sprawls an ancient oasis – an eclectic copse of weathered stone arches,..

By Freddie Jordan


Monday, 5 February 2018

Film Review: Detroit

The most surprising thing about Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’ is that it is far more concerned with white people than black...

By Freddie Jordan


Thursday, 1 February 2018

Film Review: The Snowman

In light of the fact that Scandinavia is both irritatingly perfect and gently uninteresting it has, in recent years, attempted..

By Freddie Jordan


Thursday, 11 January 2018

Five Things - 11th January 2018

An eclectic selection of insightful and melancholy articles that particularly appealed to us today. The day I accidentally killed a..

By Freddie Jordan