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Growing up in Glasgow

8th July 2022

This personal reflection looks into what it is truly like to grow up in Glasgow. Glasgow. A Gaelic noun meaning “dear green place”. The place where I grew up.  The earliest cultural identifier of my Glaswegian heritage involved the 2005 World Health Organisation dubbing the city as Europe’s “murder capital”, a title we no longer merit, ...

Portrait of a lady online

30th April 2021

A girl comes of age on the internet. Overgrown e-boy Elon Musk says: “We’re already a cyborg… You have a digital version of yourself, a partial version of yourself online in the form of your emails, your social media, and all the things that you do.” This horcrux-ing of our souls has created digital distillations ...