Those Who Can, Teach. Those Who Can’t, Become Politicians.

This was written for Haze Magazine, a new UK current affairs and politics site. This is a piece partly about the ineptitude of Michael Gove and more broadly about career politicians who have no experience of the area of government policy they have been placed in charge of. *Update* Haze Magazine doesn’t seem to exist… Read More Those Who Can, Teach. Those Who Can’t, Become Politicians.

The Guardian, Clip Joint: Cockneys

The Guardian has a regular series called Clip Joint, where the writer picks 5 clips which illustrate a point or are the best/worst of something. So I wrote about cockneys on film. (It got 255 comments, which is probably chickenfeed if you’re Samantha Brick, but quite a lot for mere mortals). http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/filmblog/2013/jun/26/clip-joint-cockneys Just FYI, the… Read More The Guardian, Clip Joint: Cockneys