All posts tagged 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 […]

Just because my mind is open, doesn’t mean my legs are!

As of recent events, it has come to my attention that if someone speaks openly about sex, this is apparently a huge, red sign stating that this individual wants to […]

The Barbican Centre: a love affair with the arts

The Barbican is not just one thing. It’s architecture, it’s film, it’s music, it’s wining and dining, it’s performance, it’s dance, it’s art. In fact, I’d go as far as […]

Review of Dorthe Nors’ ‘Middle, Shoulder, Signal’

“A spiritually Scandi perspective on life’ Living in Copenhagen, Sonja is in her forties and is trying to move in the right direction in life.  She is learning to drive, […]

REVIEW: The Myth of Sisyphus

The Myth of Sisyphus is an intense, though enigmatic, call to life. Not many of us can deny the pleasure that comes with reading, but for me, that effect has […]

REVIEW of ‘The Gradual Disappearance of Jane Ashland’ by Nicolai Houm

“A cleverly structured novel that explores the emotions of grief and loss.” After a tragic accident that changes American writer Jane Ashland’s life, she travels to Norway in search of […]

An Evening of Meat by Performance Artist Kate March

Anyone who knows me can attest to me being a dedicated vegetarian, so they might be surprised to find that when offered to attend a night out named An Evening […]

Embryo Screening – Do We Deserve to Know the Future?   

  DNA is mostly locked up safely inside our cells, where it is used as an instruction manual to make every conceivable part of the human body. Cells are dying […]