Issue 16
July 19, 2023

Cruising in the Trenches

Our anonymous insider has spent months in Ukraine, where the LGBT community are still finding ways to hook up as the missiles fall.

A Novel Guide

Finally got that first book published? Our anonymous insider tells you what happens next.

Fairfax County, Virginia

The story of James Gordon Meek, an investigative journalist who hid secrets from everyone close to him.

Waugh on Woke

Alistair Campbell and Rory Stewart are old news. What programmes woud Gary Lineker's Goalhanger Productions commission if human mortality were no object?

Zebra, Crossing

Learning to live life by the rule book.

What Became of the Cat Meat Man?

London’s streets are defined by the Blitz. The craters have been filled, but the shadows of the bombs remain.

Posillipo Nights

Francisco Garcia joins in the celebrations.

Riders on the Storm

Nowhere in the world loves motorcycle racing as much as the people of Northern Ireland. Killian Faith-Kelly explores how the sport rides alongside centuries-old sectarian strife.

Winter on the Fens

A meeting with a remarkable woman hoping to revive an almost unknown British sport.


A short story about a dog and featuring a Vanessa Carlton song.