‘It looks like were not the only fox family inhabiting number 86’

‘It looks like were not the only fox family inhabiting number 86’

Last spring my family and I were gathered at the kitchen table moments away from tucking into a hearty Sunday brunch. Before I could wedge the corner of a raspberry jam smothered croissant into my gaping mouth, a red bushy tail entered my peripheral vison. A family of three foxes eagerly emerged from under the garden decking, proceeding to saunter along the garden path, leaping one by one over the fence into our neighbour’s garden. Disregarding the ensemble of delicate breakfast pastries, we collectively stood aghast at the kitchen windows. Interjecting the shocked silence, I declared ‘it looks like were...

What the Cancellation of the Sarah Everard Vigil Meant for Women

What the Cancellation of the Sarah Everard Vigil Meant for Women

The disappearance and death of Sarah Everard has sent shock waves through the Met and across wider society, sparking conversations about the safety of women in the UK, after women were denied the right to hold a vigil in her memory. It was the first week of March that a missing person’s poster started to circulate on social media with no attention from elsewhere. It was six days after being last seen, that a Metropolitan police officer was arrested in connection with the disappearance of Sarah Everard. On March 3, Sarah Everard was walking home via Clapham Common, from a...

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