And what is it really to you? One hour late to dinner on a Friday night with no one but the two of you please and the whole weekend stretching out in f…
or why I envy a girlboss trad wife-lite vlogger. Like many of us, I have been thinking about work a lot lately. I have been asking questions like why h…
"My entire pandemic experience can be summarised in one TV show: Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It’s consumed my life in a way no piece of media has ever do…
and the downfall of puppy brain or why I didn't send this newsletter for two months
I think I’ve seen my face more in the last eleven months than I ever have before. And not how I’m used to seeing it either — reflected in the mirror or…
I have always lived in houses or flats joined to other houses or flats. What I mean to say is, I have never lived in a home wholly detached from anothe…
A *very* subjective and incomplete list. I think we can all agree 2020’s main season arc was a pile of crap so I’m going to celebrate my personal top t…
What does it mean to dress gay? Can you tell someone’s sexuality by how they dress? The answer is of course not and 100% yes. And why do I care so much…
Persuasion is the best Jane Austen novel for many reasons, not least because it’s Austen at the height of her powers, the last novel she completed, it’…
or why I've been watching so much reality TV in lockdown. Routine in lockdown, especially in this strange not-lockdown-lockdown-things-opening-up-again…
In June, Jackie and I cleared the back corner of the half of the garden of the flat we rent in the hope of growing a lawn instead of the tangled mess o…
"I feel a great responsibility for time" Sara Baume writes halfway through handiwork, a sentence which I read and immediately put the book back down to…