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Friday, June 24, 2022

Lucy Thynne

So long, farewell: the UK’s decision to leave Erasmus

Like a parent disguising a plate of vegetables as a dessert, Johnson desperately promises, in true Trumpian fashion, a ‘bigger and better’ programme. See previous claims on a ‘world-beating’ track and trace scheme, if you need reminding of how boasts work out in this government.

Review: Phoebe Bridgers’ ‘Punisher’

with each song, the world becomes blurrier, as if drunk, only to be immediately sharpened again with the piercing nature of Bridgers’ lyrics

Review: Normal People – from book to screen

When it was announced last year that Sally Rooney’s second novel, Normal People, would be adapted into a BBC and Hulu television series, the excitement...

Long Read: The charitable status of private schools needs a makeover

After experiencing the so-called charity of private schools for herself, Lucy Thynne wonders whether the charitable status of private schools needs a rethink

Friday Favourite: Jane Eyre

In Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel Jane Eyre, the protagonist spends her teenage years at Lowood School – an institution with a cast of cruel...

Review: Little Women

“Women, they have minds, and they have souls, as well as just hearts. And they’ve got ambition, and they’ve got talent, as well as...