Writing

Plays

Boat People – one-act courtroom drama about a Greek sea captain’s decision to rescue a boatload of migrants stranded in the Mediterranean. Performed at Pentameters Theatre, Hampstead, in February-March 2018.

Current project: a full-length play on an entirely different topic. Watch this space…

Reviews

‘Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher, by Armand D’Angour’, in The Spectator, 30 March 2019

‘The Renaissance Nude’, ArtDependence magazine, 21 March 2019

‘Jeff Koons at the Ashmolean’Apollo online, 12 February 2019

‘Vetro chic’ – review of this exhibition at the Stanze del Vetro, Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, for Apollo magazine, January 2019

‘How Mario Bellini is breathing new life into Venetian glass’Apollo online, 16 November 2018

Metamorphica, by Zachary Mason’The Spectator, 29 September 2018

‘The Design Museum Zürich gets a stylish makeover’, Apollo online, 12 September 2018

‘Gods, Guys and Guns. A review of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood’, National Secular Society website, 14 June 2018

Mary and the Witch’s Flower – Review’ (anime by Studio Ponoc), The Flaneur, 2018

Blow Up Media Studies’ – review of Toby Miller, Blow Up the Humanities, for The Oxonian Review, 2013

Essays

‘Latin: Dead or alive?’ – the sad state of Classics in schools, from a former teacher’s perspective, The Spectator Schools Supplement, 8 September 2018

‘How Classics can teach about teaching’ – brief piece on my approach to teaching, Bright Young Things blog, 2016

‘Time to brush up the public image?’ – on the shipping industry’s relationship with the media, Maritime Risk International, 2016

Miscellaneous

‘The Best Food Festivals in 2018’ Spectator Life, 19 July 2018

‘Ladies Who [Wear] Lycra’ – satire on ‘ladies who lunch’ in Hampstead, for the Hampstead Village Voice, 2017

‘Vale of Tears?’ – article investigating suspicious building on metropolitan open land in the Vale of Health, Hampstead Village Voice, 2017