First contact has splashed across so many cinema screens and spun through so many books’ pages that the phrase has acquired a distinctly ironic tang. And despite ample gore, destruction and pyrotechnics, very few films fully capture the terrifying reality … Continue reading ‘Arrival’: Achingly Uplifting
Let’s start the year with a bang… or at least a quick rundown on why feminism matters in 2016, writes Isabeau Schindler. OK, I confess that I felt under pressure to write something on which I could use the tag … Continue reading 2016 – Feminism still in fashion?
Some would have us believe we are fighting a ‘war on terror’, but what counts as terrorism? Perhaps offence is in the eye of the beholder, writes Isabeau Schindler. Listening to a speech which described the terrorists who attacked Paris … Continue reading Standing up for your beliefs? It’s a fine line between bravery and extremism