All posts tagged strange

My Cat Yugoslavia by Pajtim Statovci

“Possibly the strangest book you have read for a while, but very enlightening and thought-provoking about some serious issues” In 1980s Yugoslavia, a young girl named Emine is married off […]

Board of the same old haunts? Try Draughts in Haggerston!

As Christmas approaches, one tends to feel a strange sense of impending doom. Dragging yourself through Westfield to find an disproportionately thoughtful gift for an uncle who thinks you are […]

How Accessible is Frieze Art Fair?

Following our review of the Sculpture Garden in Regent’s Park, I went along to Frieze London’s Fair, an annual October event that punctuates the calendars of art collectors and enthusiasts […]

A Cure for Wellness Review – Verbinski’s Cinematic Asylum is Full of Crazy Scares and Psychological Style

Gore Verbinski, now there’s a name you don’t hear as often as you should. The man responsible for bringing us the genuine scares of The Ring, the David Lynch levels of bonkers that […]

Patricia Highsmith’s Little Tales of Misogyny- Little Tales for Nasty Women

Now don’t be fooled by the title, Highsmith’s short story collection doesn’t paint pictures of rotten men, and victim women. Instead Highsmith creates a sweetshop’s worth of lurid, eccentric, strange, […]

Say No to Sexy Santa Songs

No no no. Nope. No. It is in my highly informed and festive opinion that Christmas songs should not be sexy. To fetishize an old bearded white man who works […]

Long Forgotten

I keep thinking how strange it is, That when we’re dead and long gone Our memory will live. In paper and words and stories we tell our kids. Who will […]

Socks

People say the eyes are the ‘windows to the soul’, and that when they light up it is like a glistening array of constellations. The deepest excitement, aspirations, and personality […]