Did you want Performative Activism with your Latte?

This year the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement became a key focus on social media after the murder of George Floyd on the 25th May, by police officer, Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, America.   In solidarity of the BLM movement, millions of Instagram users posted a black square on their feed to symbolise a virtual momentContinue reading “Did you want Performative Activism with your Latte?”

ONLY QUESTIONS: The Ex-Con and Society’s obsession with perfection

When you’re stuck in a lift with a woman that is 4’11, you do not react when she tells you she’s an ex-con. Having said this, I reacted. I gave a hesitant smile followed by a bleak nod and then perched on the floor, next to the emergency exit button, and started to eat myContinue reading “ONLY QUESTIONS: The Ex-Con and Society’s obsession with perfection”