COVID-19 vaccine equity: a global failure?

Image description: a Hawaiian newspaper with the headline “Mass vaccinations begin” As vaccination proceeds apace in the UK and amongst high-income countries around the world, there are growing concerns over vaccine inequity in a global context. Countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas have begun vaccination campaigns, delivering more than 175 million doses since December […]

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A map of England and Wales with their respective flags. Wales is separating from England.

WTF: Wales, the F***?

Image Description: a map of England and Wales, with their respective flags. Wales is separating from England. As a Welsh person currently stranded in England, I have grown a deep appreciation for my homeland and the way the Welsh government has approached the coronavirus pandemic. I miss mountains – how is England so relentlessly horizontal? […]

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A ‘Brave New World’: The unshakeable grip of Amazon and the Big Tech Giants.

Image Description: The Screenslaver from ‘Incredibles 2’ In the crippling economic maelstrom whipped up by the pandemic, businesses either float or sink. There are also those titans who have triumphed from the distillation in the wealth of the largest companies. Amazon, the biggest company in the world, and the biggest winner in the pandemic have […]

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The show must go on: V-Card

Image Description: the publicity poster for V-Card (a pink background, with ‘V-Card’ written in white and filled with peach, banana, and water drop emojis).  It’s Michaelmas Term 2019, and preparations are underway for V-Card, a comedy I’ve written about sexuality and the virginity myth, which I’m hoping to put on at the Burton Taylor Studio next […]

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