Morocco Bound Review


Thinkpieces are a new format designed by the MBR to present perspectives and analysis with more freedom and nuance than the traditional opinion column.

On Gluttony & Greed

Thomas Beavis

A brief history of the seven sins Three centuries after the birth of Christ, the man who was...

Intellectuels 2.0

Elsa Kenningham

The concept of the public intellectuel is a quintessentially French one. The caricature: a leery, grey-haired white man,...

Halt the Demolition!

Tom Breislin

The argument for never demolishing another building again is a growing trend among environmentalists. That’s right: no building...

Vivienne Westwood: Green Queen or Greenwasher?

Isis Menteth Wheelwright

“Every form of protest was eventually short circuited: The interesting thing is that they are protesting against themselves....

The Beauty of Inclusivity

Georgia Paes

Take any photograph of Mexican artist Frida Khalo and you’re confronted by her vibrant cheeks or bold lip....

Shining a Light on Marshall McLuhan

Zoë Dutton

In September of 2020, user @W7FJXR63 tweeted: either sex, horror movie binge watch, or disassociating. those are the...

Law, Morals & Covid-19

Ella Nuttall

How valuable is a life? What should one sacrifice for the life of another? What are the responsibilities...

The Moral Maze of Memoir

Lucy Kenningham

Imagine this: you’re married to a writer. A writer who is known for his innovative blend of memoir...

Hello Sadness, Goodbye Feminism

Yvette Parry

Francoise Sagan’s debut novel Bonjour Tristesse made her an overnight sensation in 1950s France, where she sold over...

Your Tongue Shapes your Vision

Elsa Kenningham

If I write “sandwich”, what do you picture? Okay, the stakes for this word are low – even...

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Not Making Sense: The Politics of Gayl Jones’s Palmares

Emily Moore

Born in 1949 in Lexington, Kentucky, Gayl Jones has published four novels alo...

Why we needed Matrix Resurrections, philosophically

Chris James Newlove

Matrix Resurrections is the latest release in the long list of resurrected fi...

What Do Men Want?

Oliver Lewis

Here’s a problem for bright minds to solve: a well-mannered, highly respected...

The Craft of Everyday Tragedy

Lucy Kenningham

If you haven’t heard of Lucia Berlin already, no doubt you’ll be forced to so...