"True, they were terrified but he sought to imagine her in heaven, still alive." Taken from the Grimm's The Wolf and the Seven Kids. P.s. Austin Kleon favourited this on Twitter and it made my life!
Welcome to yet another Stationery Sunday! Calligraphy is the art of decorative hand lettering. It's a skill many of us don't possess naturally, myself included, but those who can master it can potentially make a lot of money doing everything from writing peoples' wedding invitations to making personalised gift tags and quotes to be displayed … Continue reading STATIONERY SUNDAY: from Calligraphy novice to pro
Welcome to this week's Stationery Sunday Ah, yes. My favourite time of the week has arrived. I once hated Sunday's you know. They were too reminiscent of joyful Friday/Saturday events and I generally spent them planning for the week ahead with antagonising misery for they everyday norm. Not anymore; not since starting this blog. … Continue reading Stationery Sunday: CASS ART Student Day
There’s a line of thought that enters the student mind each year when one is faced with the prospect of paying for those lengthy, greatly unanticipated reading lists in place of a crate of beer. The words “how much will this cost?” and “no chance!” generally tend to enter my mind when pasting each helpfully listed … Continue reading Stationery Sunday: Upsizing old books to maximise your social life
Exploring the possibilities of the plain, brown paper notebook.
There has been many-a-time when strolling through shopping centres people have remarked upon the emptiness of them - and, by 'empty' I mean that the quality of shops on offer in many shopping malls now has reduced drastically over the recent years, most particularly in regional areas. I'm talking about £1 shops, 'c'mere till I fix … Continue reading Stationery Sunday: The Works really has the works!
This review of Bugsy Malone will be published on thestudentadvertiser.co.uk this August. Bugsy Malone is a personal favourite of mine. It surprises me how many people aren’t aware that the Sir Alan Parker movie smash hit has been adapted for stage. I was very much looking forward to reviewing the stage production this summer, brought to … Continue reading REVIEW: Bugsy Malone, Fri 31 July – Sat 1 Aug
This was published in Cult Noise magazine. You can read it here! I want to approach this topic in the best way I can – one which conveys my views on what I believe to be a serious matter, but in a way which respects those directly affected by what I’m about to write about. … Continue reading Posthumousness, death and letting go: Les talk about Dawson