Source: Pexels by Oladimeji Ajegbile The end of 2023 is coming to a close. At the start of the year, many of you had goals. I had several goals, which I wrote about in January. It was harder than I thought. I underestimated that it required more strenuous effort than I could have imagined. IContinue reading “HAVE I ACHIEVED THE FIVE WRITING GOALS I SET FOR MYSELF?”
Source: Flickr by Querntin Meulepas I don’t believe that a perfect ending exists in the universe of How I Met Your Mother (HIMYM). Perhaps that was the safety net for most of the viewers, including myself. In the midst of comedy, from time to time, a bitter truth or a lesson about the highs andContinue reading “HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER – A PERFECT ENDING?”
Source: Unsplash by Markus Winkler From ChatGPT to generative AI tools such as Bard, it seems like bots are everywhere. Reportedly, they are rapidly transforming the world, but did you know that they are also revolutionising the book publishing industry? This article will aim to provide an overview of the extent to which Artificial IntelligenceContinue reading “HOW AI IS REVOLUTIONISING THE PUBLISHING INDUSTRY”
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What is the darkest thought you have ever had? and When have you felt the most peaceful? The Drama “Home School” shows how Peace and Love can emerge from the darkest of situations.
Source: Unsplash by Patrick Tomasso INTRODUCTION In the canon of Old English literature, Beowulf looms large as both a poem and a character. He appears as the ultimate Anglo-Saxon hero, a fierce warrior and generous king. However, “[o]n the basis of his size and sheer physical power, Beowulf is indubitably a monster” (Flight, p.211). HisContinue reading “MASCULINITY AS REDEMPTION AND DAMNATION IN BEOWULF”
SOURCE: UNSPLASH by ELENA MISHLANOVA *Spoilers ahead!* The complexity of Barbie’s 60+ year history is no mean feat to place on screen in under two hours. An unbelievable project to be undertaken by Director Greta Gerwig, who chose to focus on the wonderfully diverse figure that Barbie has become. All whilst making/tackling statements issues thatContinue reading “BARBIE: TRYHARD OR TRIUMPH?”
Ever heard of The Royston Club? If not, you’re missing out. Check out Jack Anderson’s review of their debut album ‘Shaking Hips and Crashing Cars’ here.
Source: Pixabay by DangrafArt “Come, weave us a scheme so I can pay them back!Stand beside me, Athena, fire me with daring, fierceas the day we ripped Troy’s glittering crown of towers down.Stand by me – furious now as then, my bright-eyed one –and I would fight three hundred men, great goddess,with you to braceContinue reading “GREEK MYTHOLOGY RETELLINGS AND WHY THEY ARE STILL RELEVANT TO A MODERN AUDIENCE”
Source: Unsplash by Sudan Ouyang Everyone knows Hamilton, surely. Not the racer, but the smash-hit Broadway musical. It seemed to transcend from simply being a show to being a phenomenon that took the world by storm. Its creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, seemed to be here, there, and everywhere afterward. Writing music for Moana and Encanto, directingContinue reading “IN THE HEIGHTS: HOW DID I MISS THIS?!”
A review of Tristram Stuarts book, “WASTE: Uncovering the global food scandal”. This is really a problem we should all be taking seriously.