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The Power of Theatre

The power of theatre is a unique one, quite unlike any other art form. I am currently working on an assignment in which I am trying to pin down precicely what it offers to...

Jane Eyre in Adaptation, A Critical Analysis

Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre is of course best known in its original form as a novel, but there have been numerous adaptations since its original publication in 1847 and it remains firmly in the...

Review: ‘Red State’ (2011)

Yes, I am aware this film was released six months ago! And it is in fact over a year since it first appeared at Sundance Film Festival. I have spent a long time looking...

Is a Date Just a Number?

So a friend showed me something today that has got my head in a complete spin, you can change the date of a tumblr post to move it back or forward in time -...

Review: The Rape Of Lucrece

Last Saturday, the 18th, I was privileged enough to witness Gerard Logan’s one man The Rape of Lucrece, directed by Gareth Armstrong. I knew in advance of buying my ticket that the production is unique,...

A wintery walk along the coast in Bangor, North Wales. Space for the mind and fuel for the imagination!

Review: ‘Game of Thrones’

I was introduced to the TV series Game of Thrones by a friend this weekend and I think it may be the perfect escapism from my hectic student life right now! I am aware...

Americanisms

I fully appreciate that British (and indeed many, many other) cultures have adopted a great deal of ‘Americanisms’ into their language but to be met in Boots, Crouch End, London today by “Have a...

A Question of Interpretation

When writing essays, whatever the subject may be, I find question after question spinning through my mind. But sometimes, I find myself unable to answer them. Not because I have no comprehension or ideas, but because...

Small Words

In America they “run” for Congress but in England we “stand” for Parliament… do Americans concede they put in more effort?! Just small words, small changes but what different connotations they have when compared.