• Exclusive Book Releases: Money-Grabbing Scheme Or Worth The Read?

    Bookshops like Waterstones in the UK and Barnes & Noble in the US release exclusive editions of books. Waterstones is one of the most popular book retailers in the UK and one of the last surviving national bookshop chains. They offer exclusive, unique editions of their books, with a...
  • ‘Endings’ – June Creative Showcase

    Georgia Hamblett & Alex Tyndall We opened this year in September with a creative showcase titled ‘Beginnings’. Since then, we have seen our writers produce some very incredible pieces, from heartbreaking narratives to beautiful descriptives and masterful poems. To bookend everything our contributors have achieved this year, we bring...
  • June Book of the Month: Crystal Boys

    Sharon reviews LGBTQ+ Taiwanese 20th century novel Crystal Boys. ...
  • The RSC At 60

    Laura Sherratt This year marks the 60-year anniversary of the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon. The company was formally established on 20 March 1961, following Peter Hall’s creation of a summer Shakespeare festival and has since achieved global acclaim. The RSC is at the forefront worldwide of performing Shakespeare...
  • The Fascination with Fairytale – Tales as Old as Time

    Alex Tyndall Once upon a time, a very long time ago, there was a moral that needed to be taught, or a child that needed putting to bed, or a traveller who needed to be entertained. As long as humans have existed, we have crafted stories to tell to...
  • May Book Of The Month: Stronger: Changing Everything I Knew About Women’s Strength

    Nieve ODonnell reviews Poorna Bell’s ‘Stronger: Changing Everything I Knew About Women’s Strength’ for May's Book Of The Month, a brilliant, perspective-changing and empowering book about female health and fitness. ...
  • ‘Tradition’ – May Creative Showcase

    Alex Tyndall For this month’s creative showcase, we asked our writers to think about tradition, broken and unbroken. This lovely piece about a wedding was submitted by Alex. A tradition untested by time There was a wonderful amount of colour, considering the aesthetic was predominantly grey. Hundreds of minute...