I was intrigued by the news that Dr Linda ManyGuns, the Associate Vice-President of Indigenization and Decolonization at Canada’s Mount Royal University — I’m sorry, I’ll start that again. I was intrigued by the news that dr linda manyguns, the associate vice-president of indigenization and decolonization at mru, has joined something called the movement that does not capitalize.
I try to keep up with the modern world, I really do. I read the news headlines every morning, I read a newspaper most days, I subscribe to a few of the weekly magazines, I listen to podcasts. Even so, stuff passes me by.
I made my first post-Covid trip abroad last month, to Alicante in southern Spain. It was a family visit and each day was arranged around the routines and rhythms of domestic life. But I did take on a walk on my own most mornings, wandering around this easy-going, unpretentious city that I’ve come to know quite well over the years
Not long ago, David Baddiel, the actor and comedian, told his Twitter followers he was ‘rereading’ Middlemarch. In a series of tweets on the experience, he claimed that George Eliot’s novel was better than anything by Tolstoy, Flaubert, and Proust.