Summer Exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts Until 20 August 2017 This famous annual exhibition hosts an array of talented new artists of various levels of success and is often a gateway into the art world. This year it was organised by artists Eileen Cooper, and she features artists from around the globe such
The Vegetarian - Han Kang (Korean) translated by Deborah Smith Winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize, The Vegetarian is a disturbing novel about the struggle for independence. The novel focuses on the changes that ensue in the life of Yeong-hye after she announces she has given up eating meat. Her
The rise of adult colouring books, also known as mindfulness colouring books, has been so popular in the past years that it has actually created a colouring pencil shortage. Faber-Castelo, the world's largest pencil manufacturer, has seen a 'double digit' increase in demand. They believe that the surge in sales
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert Author of the bestselling book Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert talks this time not about pizza, true love and spirituality, but instead of inspiration and creativity. Big Magic encompasses both Gilbert's 'soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism' that we know and love, whilst urging us to uncover
Anne Erin Clark, known by her stage name of St. Vincent, is an American born singer-songwriter. St. Vincent's work has received consistent praise for its distinct musical style, which brings together influences from soft rock, experimental rock, electropop, and jazz. Her self-titled album St.Vincent, released in February 2014, was named album of the year by The Guardian,
Paper Bird by Sarah Molloy My passion runs thick Furious with no walls. No barriers To break down. My heart rests Unashamedly on my sleeve. My heart beats Out of time. No rhythm or rhyme. It needs no reason For it knows It's own chorus. My mind soars Up up up. Only the sun In its sights. A paper bird Bronzed by the sun.
This twenty-seven year old trip-hop music sensation has been sweeping the globe since her debut release of Grammy-nominated LP1 in 2014. Referred to as 'indietronica' FKA Twigs mixes electronic beats and ethereal vocals to create songs that have landed her with the 'Best Track for Two Weeks' running award at the