Rhys Thomas

men

Hey Man: 'Am I Becoming My Dad?'

Our new men's issues columnist Rhys Thomas helps a reader who feels worried about the future. Plus: why do men hang around in cars?
Rhys Thomas
9.17.20
recession

What I Wish I'd Done Differently After the 2008 Recession

Some words of encouragement for any British students and graduates staring down the barrel of the worst recession of any major economy.
Rhys Thomas
8.20.20
World News

People Visiting the Gym on the First Day Back Explain What It’s Like

Gyms and leisure centres across England reopened their doors the weekend, as the country continues to “ease” out of lockdown.
Rhys Thomas
7.27.20
Why, Bro?

Why Are Men Incapable of Wearing Face Masks Correctly?

It's a simple contraption that you put on your face when you leave the house. For many men, that’s just too much to ask.
Rhys Thomas
7.20.20
Fitness

I Tried to Get Hench Over Lockdown

Everyone's doing it. Why not me?
Rhys Thomas
7.3.20
Why, Bro?

The Hidden History of Men Giving Each Other Stupid Nicknames

Plank. Bus wanker. Chicken legs. Golden Balls. The names go on.
Rhys Thomas
6.26.20
Music

The Unstoppable Rise of Welsh Language Music

Young people are at the forefront of a Welsh cultural renaissance, fuelled by a spike in speakers and growing frustration with post-Brexit Westminster politics.
Rhys Thomas
4.27.20
Photography

These Photos Give a Rare Glimpse into London’s Travelling Community

For her debut book, Emma Williams captured the day-to-day lives of an Irish Traveller community in west London.
Rhys Thomas
3.30.20
TV

'Pritch Had Six Body Parts We Could Hit with a Meat Tenderiser' – An Oral History of 'Dirty Sanchez'

We spoke to the cast and crew about the iconically disgusting MTV show.
Rhys Thomas
12.16.19
Politics

The Campaign to Oust Boris Johnson as an MP Could Actually Work

One day away from the election, we caught up with one of the campaigners in Uxbridge and South Ruislip who's been encouraging locals to give Boris the boot.
Rhys Thomas
12.11.19
strike

McStrikers Explain Why They're Refusing to Work

"I'm juggling debt with each cheque, it's not a life."
Rhys Thomas
11.13.19
climate protest

A Night in Central London with Extinction Rebellion

We toured the sites the group are occupying on the first night of their fortnight-long London shutdown.
Rhys Thomas
10.8.19
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