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The Seasonal Visitor (Daisy Saunders)

You have no face, but I know you’re there, You creep around corners and leave warm skin bare, You slip into my covers and hide under...

Favourite Holiday (Lindsay Warner)

Mama and Aunt Fawzia had really outdone themselves this Eid. A delicious array of food covered the dining room table, the tempting aroma of...

Review: ‘My Fair Lady’ @ The Lemon Grove

My Fair Lady, Lerner and Loewe’s musical adaptation of Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw, was met with a rapturous reception - setting records for...

Short story: ‘Don’t Go’

“Hey Chinara, did I leave my chocolate in here?” Riley asked, barging into my dorm room. She sauntered over to where I lay curled...

Music is magical, but what about the album artwork?

Sometimes an album cover can be its defining feature, especially if the music delivers on a grand scale. The artwork can be what makes...

Recent book infatuations: Review of Maurice

In E.M. Forster’s Maurice, set in the rigid Christian and bourgeoisie environment of early twentieth century England, the titular Maurice struggles with homosexuality and...

No Snow Falls Here (Chris Brown)

Up in the high, dry peaks of the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range is where you’d find the world’s most pristine water. But that...

The Colour of Oak (James Turner)

The way that the sun rises up over the hills surrounding the lake really is quite beautiful. Red streaks of light explode into the...

Review: Son of a Preacher Man @ Theatre Royal Plymouth

In all honesty, before I got my tickets for this show, I knew very little about the song and even less about Dusty Springfield...

Hot off the press: 2018’s anticipated releases

Feel Free by Zadie Smith Feel Free is an upcoming book of essays by Zadie Smith, scheduled for release in February. Split into five sections –...