Newspaper Wars

Newspaper Wars

An interesting headline the morning after the leader’s debates.  Is Brexit a War?  Is May a strong fighter?  Whose story is this – hers or the papers?  Are we done with the fighting? 
Which Words Matter Most To You?

Which Words Matter Most To You?

In early March, a group of people gathered together to discuss Make Words Matter, which you can read about here. As part of that evening, a short activity was carried out, designed to find out which words mattered to those who had come out for the evening – both words...
“Westminster on lockdown”

“Westminster on lockdown”

If you’re in London, or anywhere in the UK for that matter, you’ll have heard that word “lockdown” many times in the past 24 hours. Because of that, we’ll probably start using it more, perhaps in circumstances where it doesn’t really fit. Here are the common...
On questioning the language we use

On questioning the language we use

A few reflections from Kay on a MWM conversation at Blacks Club on 13th March 2017 The language of war has been (mis-)appropriated by the corporate and political world.In the real field of battle, language is used with precision and clarity. What if we keep the...
Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie

“Those who do not have power over the story that dominates their lives, power to retell it, to rethink it, deconstruct it, joke about it, and change it as times change, truly are powerless”