Posted in September 2012

The Trouble With Barbie

The Trouble With Barbie

I’m not much of a political animal. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I’m not apathetic – I vote; I can gripe about specific politicians as much as the next person (yes, Michael Gove, I speak of thee); I’ve even been known to watch Newsnight occasionally (generally when AP’s hogging the remote and won’t let me watch Cherry … Continue reading

What do you do with a BA in English?

What do you do with a BA in English?

…What is my life going to be?, as the Avenue Q song goes. It could have been written for me. In my case, the ‘useless degree’ was in Modern Languages – don’t get AP started on my stubborn refusal inability to speak German after four years immersed in the finer points of its grammar and … Continue reading