DOUBLE-FAULT AT THE U.S. OPEN? // BUSH, GRICIUS, HOEFER

During the latest U.S. Open women’s singles final match between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams was first given a code violation warning followed by a point penalty and game penalty. She was later fined $17,000 for these three violations prompting Ms. Williams to call out the empire and the entire regime of tennis as sexist….

An Update on Sub-Stances

Over the past year, Sub-Stances has explored the world through different lenses. We’ve shared recipes from Georgia and Portugal, given you our thoughts on the French presidential election and tried to open your eyes to the world of mental health. As we’ve explored and traversed this world, we have decided to add a “Travel” section…

Cake & Scrabble

I couldn’t tell you the last time I actually played an honest board game. My generation tends to minimise the complexity of board games to apps, where you don’t have to count your score manually. Rather, a quick line of code does that for you. You watch pieces move on a screen rather than move…

Of the Recent Cookery

Of the recent cookery in my life, there’s hasn’t been that much to share. Granted I did bake some delicious chocolate shortbread cookies yesterday and some questionable chicken meatballs earlier this week – but nothing has seemed (and forgive me if I  seem superficial) aesthetically pleasing enough to post online. But as I was writing…