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In conversation with writer and activist Sharon Dodua Otoo

by Jendella Benson Follow @jendella

“Parenting is the single most important thing I do.” This statement is the third sentence in the biography of Berlin-based activist and award-winning writer Sharon Dodua Otoo and it leapt out at me. 2,217 more words

Literature

#186: On Daemons' Roost (2016) and the Sad Decline of Jonathan Creek

Aware of my fondness for the programme itself and an impossible crime in general, people keep asking me what I thought of the recent Jonathan Creek… 1,834 more words
Impossible Crimes

The Sklar Brothers

The Sklar Brothers- Writers/ Hosts: You’re Doing It Wrong

When did you both realize you wanted to work in television?

We loved the medium for so long, knew early on that we wanted to one day do a set of comedy on TV at some point.   735 more words

Interviews

Lessons a Toddler Will Teach You

by Jendella Benson Follow @jendella

In the final days of 2016 I’ve found myself resorting to the simple pleasures of children’s television. If the neo-fascists of Europe really do want me out of here, all they need to do is buy me a ticket to a place where scandal is the mysterious disappearance of an ice lolly on a summer’s day and Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussein can read me bedtime stories. 1,071 more words

Parenting

Romeo, Juliet, Reality Bites and Serendipity

I have two, beautiful teenage daughters. Both of them happen to be in their first serious relationships. Now before you scoff, you scoffers… let me ask you all a question. 1,285 more words

Inspirational

Will you ruin your child’s life?

by Jendella Benson Follow @jendella

“Well, as a mother…”

If I’m honest I’ve been tempted to draw blood upon hearing this obnoxious qualifier more than once. 606 more words

Parenting