MacGuffin Site Review

Despite the Internet’s rapid growth, there have always been few options for the needy reader. Fanfiction.net is divisive for those who want original stories, while various short-fiction projects on Twitter leave much to be desired. One could always buy an e-reader, which takes up space in one’s pack and makes space in one’s wallet – but the Kindle is a commuter’s device, and there lies … Continue reading MacGuffin Site Review

Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster, BBC4, October 11th

In 2007, Sophie Lancaster and her boyfriend were assaulted in Stubbylee Park, Bacup. The couple had not been acting offensively, nor had they any disagreements with their attackers; but the attack was born of hatred all the same. As Rachel Austin, who plays Sophie in the BBC short film Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster, recites: ‘So the blows fly in with that level … Continue reading Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster, BBC4, October 11th