Authors Posts by Meha Razdan

Meha Razdan

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Pablo Neruda’s subtle patterns show us how to feel

The brilliant simplicity of the Chilean poet is his greatest strength

Changing the course of history

Our reimagination of classic works reflects our new priorities

The art of painting like a child

The idea of enjoying something linked to childhood is apparently shameful

Childhood’s Clarity in ‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’

The Ocean at the End of the Lane opens with an epigraph from Maurice Sendak, “I remember my own childhood vividly… I knew terrible things. But I knew I mustn’t let adults know I knew. It would scare them.”

Judge representative films on merit not just diversity

The films of women and POC must be judged meritocratically and not just for their representation

Self-publishing can counter literary elitism

Self-publishing is not a new phenomenon in the literary world; authors ranging from Marcel Proust to Beatrix Potter self-published books that are now integral...

Let’s talk about: Imposter Syndrome

Meha Razdan faces the feeling that you don’t belong

A Letter To: Singles on Valentine’s Day

Meha Razdan gives you her words of wisdom

Oxford’s obsession with public ‘wokeness’

Mera Razdan reveals the dangers of performative activism

Lets talk about: cultural appropriation

Cultures are not merely fashionable accessories

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A picture of the recurring glyph in Black Mirror that is an upside down Y and is the symbol used by Stefan when creating his routes in his game.

So that’s how Bandersnatch works, but did it snatch our respect?

From a design perspective, Bandersnatch falls into a lot of traps. Choices are quite infrequent and always binary, whereas it's standard for most interactive fiction games to allow you to choose almost every line of character dialogue. Isabella Welch discusses whether Bandersnatch is revolutionary or just manufactured hype on part of Netflix.

What’s on: Txking Oxford by Storm

TxkeOff and Land’s visit to Oxford will no doubt bring a new energy to the city, offering an elite clubbing experience to all its attendees with live artists performing
a stack of children's books in a wooden box

Knight Of: read the one percent

Juliet Garcia covers the launch of Knight Of's crowdfunding campaign, centred around BAME children's literature.

Is “straightwashing” the new “whitewashing”?

Llimiting actors to their sexual demographic is not the way forward: it would hurt LGBTQ+ actors far more than it would straight ones

Andy Murray – the champion we didn’t deserve

A sportsperson who never forgot his roots, Murray endured horrible vitriol to become a role model both on and off the court