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In Search of Lost Time

In Search of Lost Time

“Two years – two years! – and you still haven’t finished that so-called novel of yours!” That’s my mum, bless her. I tend to disagree with my mum on most things: sensible career choices (Me: ‘something creative’; Her: ‘anything lucrative’); the optimal time to procreate (Me: ‘Just as soon as I’ve finished the novel/travelled the … 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