Arts

Exclusive Artist Interview with Katrin Fridriks @ JD Malat Gallery

Ahead of the ‘Meet the Artist’ session (which is open to the public) on Friday the 8th March from 4-6pm at JD Malat Gallery, I had the opportunity to speak […]

Book Review: ‘Jog On’ by Bella Mackie

Picture this: A freezing, rainy February day in beautiful Mile End. I’m homesick. The Philadelphia Eagles have just won the Super Bowl. My friends back in the States have travelled home to be […]

Book Review: A Letter From Sarah by Dan Proops

“A novel that not only intrigues you with its plot, but also delves deep into issues surrounding grief, loss and mental health”  Seven years ago, Adam’s sister, Sarah, went missing, […]

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 […]

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 […]