Monthly Archives: June 2012

Failing with presumption

It’s horrible, being an unsuccessful writer. The worst of it is self-hatred; who do you think you are, that what you write is worth anybody’s precious time to read? The presumption of it; years of useful life that could have … Continue reading

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Middle-class mixed-race kids only please

The problem here is that the problem is so enormous. Of course, Fiona Millar is right, the Sutton Trust recommendations are the merest tinkering; no, they are promoting the existing hierarchy disguised as well-intentioned tinkering. I have great respect for her … Continue reading

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