I had a dream I was murdered last night. In my dream I was walking home from the tube, a route I took often when I lived in South East London. It was dark out but still early, about 8pm in winter I guess. And I was walking home and…

ID: tire tracks through light, patchy snow on a tarmac road, the photo feels kinda sad for some reason (photo authors own)

It’s 10pm in a pandemic, and we’re all just trying our best.

When you get to your *cough* late 20s *cough* it feels like everybody you know is having babies and weddings and congratulatory house purchase postings, and it feels like an outer body experience to watch your former peers…

Three young people stand in front of a sports car. The backdrop is an LA sunset. They are rich, young, and hot.
Bling Empire — Image from Netflix

During the last global pandemic, I feel pretty confident in saying that the world didn’t turn to Netflix for binge watching comfort, not least because the internet hadn’t been invented yet.

So it’s hard to measure our coping mechanisms against any historical baseline. What I’m trying to say is there’s…

I’ve long since given up pretending writing is anything other than cheap therapy. I don’t have the patience for reporting and I’m not famous and or interesting enough to make it in the personal essay world. But writing is a good way to sort through the thoughts in my head…

photo authors own

Flight or fight is a concept that explains two extreme reactions to any form of danger that mammals experience. They can choose to run away, or they can choose to stay put and fight through.

But there’s a third “f” that feels a lot more relevant at the moment: freeze.

Alice Corner

British lass in Canada, writing about politics, pop culture, feminism, class, being a millennial, telly, and myself. Tweet me @blerhgh

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