All posts tagged Adventure

Year Abroad. Part 15: Careless Whisper

We were going to Erbusco. Our expectations were meagre, and we had but two: to see what we could see, and secondly, to drink some wine there. We achieved both, […]

This Bubblewrap Dessert is a Tantalising Trap

You may be a seasoned Londoner or you may be a tourist fresh off the boat, but after a few days of exploring all of London’s scenic routes you may […]

Kong: Skull Island Review – Swings High, Lands With a Thunk

Ever since RKO’s 1933 fantasy classic, King Kong has been a staple in contemporary culture. Apologies to all the Godzilla fans out there, but Kong is and always will be the definitive movie monster. So […]

Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith- Myth and Modernity in Queer Romance

Now what I am about to tell you may shock you. Hold on. Ali Smith’s novel Girl Meets Boy is a queer story with a happy ending. Yes for those […]

Excuse My French Part 9: Departure

Sadly, this is my last column before I move back to England. The time has come for me to repack my gargantuan suitcase and start the journey back home. As […]

The Swallow and the Merchant

Oscar Wilde’s fairytales always seem to come with a delightful twist. They do not comply with the convention that fairytales need a moral, and are not palliative or dreamlike worlds […]

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Spoiler-Free Review) – A Magically Original Trip Back to a Beloved World.

You are dripping with sweat, lying in bed, and although these people are nice they ain’t half weird; floating plates; levitating food; this blonde beauty that is inside your head; […]

Superhero movies: when will it end?

The recent rise of superheroes, remakes and sequels in the last 20 years is undeniable. Most people are either in two camps about this: you’re either welcoming the growing universe […]

East African Exhilaration

When you first meet me, ‘adrenaline junkie’ is not at all what comes to mind. I’d always liked the thought of doing a bungee jump or white water rafting but […]