Tag Archives: london

In Our Mad and Furious City by Guy Gunaratne

I went to school in South West London, and right next to the school was an estate called the Lennox. As a group of buildings, it wasn’t particularly imposing – they weren’t high rises, but it was enclosed and labyrinthine, seemingly shut off from the rest of the world. It was concrete, grey, with patches […]

Ordinary people by Diana Evans

There are a few of my friends who have kids, who aren’t married. It’s not a thing, that they’re not married, but every now and again, usually over drinks, the subject of them getting married comes up. It often involves other (usually married) people exhorting those who are unmarried, to get married, usually with the […]

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar

I seem to have spent quite a lot of my time recently, reading books about the future. One of those reads was The Power by Naomi Alderton, which I’m not going to review on here, it’s had so much coverage already – all I would say is that the ending made it for me (which […]