Royalty is a ceremonial waste of everyone’s time

On Wednesday the queen presided over the State Opening of Parliament, an event which, as far as I can tell, is nothing more than a ceremonial waste of everyone’s time. For over 500 years, the State Opening of Parliament has reminded the country of Parliament's three constituent elements: the Sovereign; the House of Lords; and … Continue reading Royalty is a ceremonial waste of everyone’s time

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Everything’s Alright: Bowie’s light shines on

Written for The Oxford Student It is a truth universally acknowledged that people are born, and people die. Stars are born, and they too, must eventually die. On 6th January 2016, a star whose light has been shining since he launched his music career back in 1967 died aged 69, after an 18-month long struggle with cancer. That … Continue reading Everything’s Alright: Bowie’s light shines on