Arts

Book Review: Chris Ayres’ ‘War Reporting for Cowards’

Whether it is finding yourself out way too late in Shoreditch, realizing half way through your second year at Uni that you actually hate your degree, or simply stumbling into […]

A Clockwork Orange: Artistic Triumph and Sexual Perversion

It has been a whole forty-six years since the release of Kubrick’s sensationally violent film, A Clock Orange, which was based upon Burgess’ novel of the same name. The tale […]

Book Review: Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li

“Simultaneously heart-warming and humorous, Li’s novel explores the lives of restaurant staff in great depth and breadth”  The popular Beijing Duck House in Rockville, Maryland has been serving devoted regulars […]

Book Review: No Place to Lay One’s Head by Françoise Frenkel

“A moving novel about one woman’s escape from persecution and humanity’s ability to remain generous in the most brutal times” – a CUB must-read! In 1921, Françoise Frenkel, a Jewish […]

To Brush Over It: What exactly is art therapy?

I’d always known that art therapy was a thing, but I never thought to ask what it actually involves. Painting will solve your problems? It seems unlikely. Rather than solving […]

Book Review: Deviation by Luce D’Eramo

“A powerful autobiography about a young woman’s search for the truth and how she came to terms with it.”    Lucie has been raised by bourgeois parents as a passionate young fascist. […]

Rediscovering Tate Modern: World Aids Day

Since I moved to London, almost three years ago now, I’ve been to the Tate a number of times. Whenever a friend of mine comes for a visit, it is one of the first stops they […]

Song Review: ‘Family’ by Dreamgirls’ Durone Stokes.

As the theatre production of Dreamgirls prepares for its closing show, one member – Durone Stokes –commemorates this hit musical by re-inventing the song ‘Family’. During act one C.C White […]

Theatre Review: ‘Summer and Smoke’ by Tennessee Williams.

Rebecca Frecknall’s new revival of ‘Summer and Smoke’ by Tennessee Williams at the West End is absolutely raw and emotionally ravishing. The brick wall at the back of the stage […]