Overheard in Blackwell’s on Broad Street, just before my supervision today:
“Cameron was just sooo close to what I wanted, you know? Like, not exactly, but definitely on the spectrum of Mr. Right?”
Bad boyfriend, or worse Prime Minister? This is Oxford, so possibly both.
But then again, the speaker didn’t look like Nick Clegg….
Dr Sophie Duncan is Fellow in English at Christ Church, University of Oxford. She works regularly as a historical advisor and as a dramaturg for theatre, TV, radio and film. She likes theatre, detective fiction and cocktails.