George Fenwick

George Fenwick is a writer based in London. He previously wrote for the Evening Standard and New Zealand Herald.

Apr 17, 2021

The first pint of freedom: London takes a step towards normality 

On returning to the pub, and realising you can miss people you don't know.

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Mar 26, 2021

A zero sum game: Why we love power struggles on TV

How can one family have this much power, and why can’t we stop watching them?

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Feb 4, 2021

The UK's horrific Covid outbreak, through the eyes of a NZ nurse on the frontlines

In a central London hospital, New Zealand-born intensive care nurse Edith Scott is part of the fight against Covid-19, as the city experiences its worst wave yet.

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Dec 24, 2020

When Boris cancelled Christmas

London feels emptier and colder than ever, and there’s quite literally no one to see and nothing to do.

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Dec 13, 2020

Review: The Wilds is a melodramatic but addictive YA romp

Despite frustrating dialogue and outlandish drama, Amazon Prime Video's The Wilds makes for a compulsive, emotional binge watch.

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Nov 13, 2020

A colder, darker lockdown: The view from London as the UK closes down, again

So much has changed since the UK's last lockdown earlier this year, writes New Zealander in London George Fenwick – but also, not much at all.

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