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The lungs of London. That’s what they called the city’s parks in Victorian times, when the streets were filled with smog so dense they gave it proper nouns: The Pea-Souper, The London Particular. The

Dismantling the Theatre Building

Written for the Winter 2019 issue of Brixton Review of Books. You know the one about Trigger’s broom? In an iconic scene from Only Fools and Horses, Trigger proudly announces that he’s had the same sw

On Handling Rejection

I wrote this for The Pool a couple of years ago but of course it's now disappeared so I'm sharing it here as someone was asking for tips on handling rejection. When I was 10 years old, I desperately w