Authors Posts by Ella Sands

Ella Sands


Not-so-horrible histories

Ella Sands recommends five history books you might actually enjoy

Ja-caring for the kids

Ella Sands ventures outside the bubble to volunteer with Oxford-based charity Jacari

Diving in at the shallow end

Is the short story a lesser genre? Ella Sands recommends some conveniently brief gems.

Review: ‘Initiate: An Oxford Anthology of New Writing’

Ella Sands reviews 'Initiate', the first anthology of work by graduates of Oxford's MSt in Creative Studies

Why we can’t afford to cut our libraries

Philip Pullman and others defend the importance of local libraries


Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off