All tagged derry

Leap and the nets will catch you

"My mum gave me one piece of advice before I set off: “Leap and the net will catch you”. I was moving to Paris but I was a penniless recent graduate in Glasgow, crashing with a network of friends and serving burritos. Moving abroad can feel like you’re in a free fall, but there are plenty of places, good and bad waiting to break your descent."

Calling a SPAD a SPAD

"I lose interest when Arlene Foster speaks of being a woman and a strong unionist leader. Yes we share gender affiliations and while I am delighted to see female representation and leadership, I am not hearing the narrative hospitality of representing all, be they male, female, transgender, rural, urban, wealthy, impoverished..."