Arts

Book Review: ‘Soul of the Border’ by Matteo Righetto

“A beautiful novel that encapsulates nature at its toughest and humanity at its strongest” The tail end of the 19th century. The Vento region of Northern Italy. This is when […]

Exclusive Book Review: ‘Stealth’ by Hugh Fraser.

“An action-packed thriller with a powerful heroine.” – a CUB must-read! London, 1967. A working girl is brutally murdered in a club in Soho. Trained by her own life experiences, […]

‘Eden to Empire’ at The National Gallery

‘Eden to Empire’ at the National Gallery follows Thomas Cole and his contemporaries’ responses to the industrial revolution. For only £12 a ticket, the exhibition is a window into this […]

Exhibition Review: ‘I object – Ian Hislop’s search for dissent’.

Are you a natural rebel? A scandal-loving scallywag? A devious dissenter? Or perfectly provocative protester? If you are, then head down to the British Museum’s new exhibition, ‘I object: Ian […]

Exclusive Review: ‘Broken Ponies’ by Sophie Jonas-Hill.

“An engaging thriller with a feisty heroine.” After taking some time off work as a casino security guard in Vegas, Rita seeks out her ex brother-in-law, Red, so that he […]

Exclusive Review of Linwood Barclay’s ‘A Noise Downstairs’.

“If you’re going to read one thriller this year, make it Linwood Barclay’s latest – you won’t be disappointed” – a CUB must-read! Paul Davis finds two dead bodies in […]

Head Above Water: A public art piece bringing mental health to the Thames.

Standing at nine metres tall, a new interactive and thought-provoking sculpture by Steuart Padwick, and supported by Time to Change, is captivating the landscape and the city of London. The design, […]

Exclusive Interview with Delphian Art Gallery.

I was delighted to have the opportunity to speak to Delphian Gallery, an artist run contemporary gallery, about two new exhibitions on display at the Shoreditch venue. The two exhibitions of […]

Exclusive Book Review: ‘After the Crash’ by Michel Bussi

“A gripping page-turner full of surprises, twists and turns that you won’t see coming.” On the night of 22 December 1980, a plane crashes on the Franco-Swiss border and is […]