All posts tagged mystery
“Distinct and Powerful” ★★★★ Nowadays, people sometimes find it hard to find a place for folk music. For some, folk’s authenticity has been moulded into mediocrity and banality, physically manifested […]
It’s hard to think about sex without thinking about star of the show- the orgasm. Cumming, busting a nut, seeing stars, le petite mort (or little death, as it is […]
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking Glass were probably two of my favourite books as a child, and in fact they still are. I loved the […]
It is at this time of year which one begins to truly get into the “Christmas spirit”. This usually entails putting up some tinsel, getting the jumpers out, drinking mulled […]
Over the summer I visited Amsterdam and coincided my visit with a trip to the Van Gogh Museum to see their recent exhibition On the Verge of Insanity. The exhibition combines his works with pieces documenting the development and presence of his illness including the doctor’s note when he cut off his ear and the supposed gun he shot himself with. One of the most powerful effects of an exhibition is that it presents to you a train of thought to piece the works along and map the connections between a lifetime of art; so here is my run-down of the exhibition.