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Fiction | The Wild Laughter by Caoilinn Hughes

The night the Chief died, I lost my father and the country lost a battle it wouldn’t confess to be fighting. For the no-collared, labouring class. For the decent, dependable patriarch. For right of entry from the field into the garden. Jurors were appointed to gauge the casualty. They didn’t wear black. Don’t they know black is flattering? The truth isn’t. They kept safe and silent. I didn’t. When is a confession an absolution and when is it a sentencing, I’d like to find out [...]

Poetry | St Clement’s mystic brew by Rishi Dastidar

Rishi DastidarSt Clement’s mystic brew (after ‘Electric Relaxation’ by A Tribe Called Quest) Ever been the ghost at the matinee of your own life? Whisper it buteveryone...

Fiction | The Amnesty by Jen Calleja

Jen CallejaThe Amnesty CASE STUDY 4 Below you will find extracted responses from the writings of PERSON A and PERSON B. PERSON A is an anonymous...

Essay | My London by David Gentleman

David GentlemanMy London David Gentleman has lived in London for almost seventy years, most of it on the same street. His latest book (My Town:...

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