Tag Archives: Feminism

Hark, the Herald Angels sing. Or so I’m told.

‘This the season, and I won’t deny it. Have you seen this Sceptred Isle from above, when covered in snow like this? Quite, quite, forgiving. Snow like the cover you put over important furniture in rooms you don’t expect to … Continue reading

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Borrowed Paperweight

Apology altogether accepted, and wholly unnecessary. As we know, imitation is the most sincere form of copyright infringement. And to reiterate my claim from an earlier letter: you most certainly would make a great addition to this department. The ability … Continue reading

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Reasons for reading

You would be a welcome addition to this department, Dear. And it is even conceivable now, since we no longer need to worry about that husband of yours as a devastating, possibly deal-breaking, spousal hire. You know about those, don’t … Continue reading

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Notes from the editor

Dearest Rose I do apologize for the delay. It was brought about by a truly staggering number of midterm papers. ”But how did you get stuck with them?” I hear you asking, as well you might. The woman in charge … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor

Madam, If today were a day half a century ago, I would, at this very point in time, be writing a letter to the Times. In said letter I would address the sad deterioration of something or other that is … Continue reading

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Enough, Right on Time

Dear Poor Old Sightless Bird of the Feather-light writing! Let’s start at the very end. An absolutely abysmal place to start, I imagine Julie Andrews thinking. But then again, like Elvis Costello, I very much prefer John Coltranes’ (he’s a … Continue reading

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