Mx and middle-ground dinners

The news last month that the honorific Mx is going to be added to the OED’s list of terms made me v happy. Unlike the standard Miss, Mr, Mrs and Ms, Mx is genderless. It already exists on some forms and should hopefully enable people to express their identity more accurately. To be honest, these …

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L’Ombrière: a lunch of sea and vanilla

The other week my French exchange from Montpellier and two other girls spent the weekend in Bordeaux with their friend who she introduced to me. On the Sunday we went for lunch at L’Ombrière, a restaurant I had been to with my parents for dinner last term. It is on Place du Parlement, a lovely …

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