Tag Archives: racism

Poem: On the Fall of Edward Colston

I wrote this last Sunday, to try to express my feelings at the news that protestors had removed the statue of the slave trader, Edward Colston, and dumped it in the river. The action was non-violent (no people were hurt), … Continue reading

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Review: Sense8, Episodes 1-4

My first review since I went radio silent! I submitted my thesis on Friday 29th May and I’m slowly trying to figure out what it is to live in a world where I am not constantly guilty about not writing … Continue reading

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Whitsle-stop review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

I wish I could devote more time to reviews, but it’s crunch-time in Rhuboland, so here’s a whistle-stop tour of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, good and bad. The Good: They beefed up Gwen’s (Emma Stone) role and gave her interests … Continue reading

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Reviewing through the Time Machine: The Count of Monte Cristo

Title: The Count of Monte Cristo (Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) Author: Alexandre Dumas Series/Standalone: Standalone Genre: Adventure/Revenge/Historical First Published: 1844-1845 (serialised in Journal des D├ębats) Edition Reviewed: Project Gutenberg ebook (released 1998, accessed 2012) and the 1997 Wordsworth Classics edition … Continue reading

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Read Along with Rhube #28: Chapters 55 and 56

(Index of previous ADwD posts here.) I know, I know, it’s been an age, but I haven’t forgotten you, you mad cap fools who for some reason are interested in what I have to say about every single chapter of … Continue reading

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Review: Game of Thrones, Season 2

I really meant to review this ages ago, but it had the misfortune of airing at pretty much exactly the start of the shittiest part of my year, and I didn’t really review much of anything (or do much of … Continue reading

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