• The Music That Soundtracked My University Experience

    Alex Tyndall recalls the music that has soundtracked her university experience in Nottingham so far....
  • ‘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...
  • 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...
  • ‘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...
  • In defence of amateur and fan-fiction: a goldmine of intellectual property

    Alex Tyndall A few decades ago, you probably would not have been overly familiar with the term ‘fanfiction’. Now, every fourth-wall-breaking piece of media and their cat seems to have an episode dedicated to the subject. This isn’t to say that ‘fanfiction’ was completely unheard of; the word was...
  • What Is The True Worth Of Artwork?

    Alex Tyndall For as long as humans have existed, we have been innately drawn to works of art (pun very much intended). Cave paintings and carvings dating back tens of thousands of years are a testament to the universal language of images and their age-old significance. So it’s no...
  • Film Locations In The UK To Visit After Lockdown

    Alex Tyndall Film and television has been a wonderful escape for many people over this past year. It has allowed us to immerse ourselves in different realities, away from current stresses and less than pleasant situations, providing much-needed comfort and distraction. From towering castles and idyllic landscapes, to the...