All posts tagged reading

Is it time we re-evaluated the way we tackle drug-use in the music scene?

The bank holiday weekend saw the likes of Love Saves the Day in Bristol, Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Swansea, and All Points East in London amongst many of the […]

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 […]

The Beggar and Other Stories by Gaito Gazdanov

“A beautifully crafted collection of short stories that engage you with a whole range of issues” Gaito Gazdanov’s The Beggar and Other Stories is a novel that amalgamates six short […]

The Quality of Silence, Rosamund Lupton

The perfect book to snuggle up with this winter – this month’s must read! Although The Quality of Silence by Rosamund Lupton had been on my shelf for a while, […]

5 things you know if you have spent a day in the library at QMUL

5 things you know if you have spent a day in the library at QMUL   That feeling when you’ve been there a whole hour and have done absolutely nothing  Wait, what? What do […]

RECLAIM THE CITY

London is a city well-known for resembling a machine. We follow implicit social rules, and it can often feel as if you’re just part of a crowd being dictated to […]

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; […]

Reading Festival 2016 – Who To See

Little Simz Friday, BBC Radio 1 Xtra Stage Islington born Little Simz is going to be the next Kendrick Lamar. Songs ‘Wings’ and ‘Gratitude’ have the similar cinematic narrative-style as […]

Lessons from Virginia Woolf: ‘Mrs Dalloway’ (1925), An Ode to Life

The poetic blending of vibrant impressions envelops us within the chaos of the city; the plunge into Mrs Dalloway’s mind reveals how “Bond Street fascinated her; Bond Street early in […]