Dear Americans (white women especially):
We don’t really need much to scare us at this stage, but this film is hands down the most terrifying thing I have ever seen. It depicts a nuclear attack on Sheffield in 1984, and the days, months and years that follow. It’s a low budget BBC production, and it’s utterly frightening. I can’t say that I recommend it due…
On 9/11/01, when the US closed its airspace due to the terrorist attacks, all the other planes in the sky that were headed to the US had to go somewhere, and where they went was Canada. Many communities across Canada took them in, but none more spectacularly than Gander, Newfoundland.
I am freaked out today, y’all. I lived in the U.S. south for 3 years and came away with a JD and a raging case of y’all. It’s so useful. (I also watch Nashville, which may or may not be related).
Somehow I have become a defender of England. Anyone who knew me growing up would laugh and laugh at that. I was born and grew up in Newfoundland, which is North American by geography, Canadian by politics, mostly Irish by culture (that "mostly" is important) and yet somehow so monarchist that I'm convinced that my…
It's utterly delightful.
This is an incredibly important piece about the welfare state. Please, please read it. Even if you don't know what a Philpott is. (And if you don't, my God, I envy you.)