Critique of Pure Fay

Fay Weldon’s autobiography (up to year 32) continues to entertain. The Guardian is seduced by the lure of biography: “her fiction suddenly seems a whole lot less peculiar … much of the work reads as if it had been dictated, in high spirits, after dinner”. The Irish Independent: “self-invention and self-reinvention are much of what this very entertaining half-life is about.” But luckily, “to her credit, Weldon doesn’t try to tie it up all too neatly.” Of course not … we have to have a reason to hang out for 32+.


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Behind the Mic with Groundbreaker Rikki Swannell

Behind the Mic with Groundbreaker Rikki Swannell

World Rugby talks to New Zealander Rikki Swannell about becoming the first female lead commentator on the men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and her life in sports broadcasting. As an experienced…