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An attempt to explain Band Aid to an 11 year old

Prompted by an ad for the forthcoming BBC2 drama When Harvey Met Bob, I’ve just tried to explain Band Aid to an 11 year old. Having been shocked that she didn’t know what I was talking about, I decided to … Continue reading

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ut festival in we endz, or something like that

+ = ‘We go ut fest burgess pk dis Sat. u com?’ texts my friend. Although she is a well-educated writer, orbiting 40, and plays the harpsichord (no, really), she is a South Londoner born and bred and as such … Continue reading

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