Socially Prescribed

Drunk on hope and suffering from a democratic hang over I woke up on Friday feeling profoundly lonely

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Just Surviving

Despite being a reluctant participant in the UK’s wellbeing industry, when I hear the words ‘survive and thrive’ I feel the bile rising up

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Imperfect systems

During the run up to the election, I’ve been focussing on fighting off an existential huff

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Good Enough

I’m about to get all pan-sexual on you by pointing out nothing ever gets created in isolation. Yup, intercourse

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Everyday Politics

Tempting as it is to believe in political fairy tales where heroic leaders fight on the frontline for decent jobs, the realities of work point to a different story

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Making the Wrong Impression

Contrary to popular attempts to devalue expertise, in the main academics are in the business of building knowledge. Gone are the days when we’re left to rot in single occupancy offices wearing odd shoes. Most of us want you to read our ideas and maintain contact with the outside world. 

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Actual Learning

As the lazy gaze of neoliberalism turns from health to education the chances of actually learning anything are becoming increasingly remote

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