2008 marked the official release of Penguin UK’s clothbound classics – a collection of 10 classic literary works, each wrapped in its own delicate, linen case, specially designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith. 14 years later, the project’s popularity has grown exponentially, as too has its contents.
Since the pandemic, people have undeniably turned to playing video games as a way of keeping themselves entertained with their newfound free time. And perhaps they aren’t so bad as we might think?
The OED defines value as something of worth or quality. Arguably everyone’s idea of value varies, based on what it is that you are talking about. Likewise, the value associated with a book varies, based on who it belongs to.
Janica Favis: “Coming out in the Philippines is not about making new identities, but perhaps embracing the ones that were always there. “
Hannah Jorgensen writes in defence of the unlikeable female character, exploring specifically Eve in BBC drama ‘Killing Eve’.
Since lockdown began, there’s been emphasis upon improving oneself … to become a “better you”. But, what does this actually mean?
Isabelle Merralls highlights the recent rise of the biopic and questions this raises regarding historical accuracy.
If you are undergoing creative struggles, here are five tips on how to potentially solve them.
When research conducted by Teach First in 2020 revealed that “three quarters (75%) of English teachers have concerns about a lack of diversity” in the UK’s national curriculum, valid questions are raised as to why, two years on, teachers and students alike must still find new ways to campaign for increased inclusivity.
Last month I spent many hours (six, to be precise, though any more than one is concerning) watching YouTuber ‘Mike’s Mic’ rehash the events of Pretty Little Liars, a show I watched over five years ago. If you’re unfamiliar with the series, Pretty Little Liars centres around five teenage girls whose friendship falls apart once the leader of the group, Alison DiLaurentis, goes missing. The girls are brought back together one year later after Alison’s body is found, and they begin receiving texts from an anonymous ‘A’, who threatens to uncover secrets known only to Alison. Mike describes his recap series as ‘appropriately unhinged’, and he’s well within his rights to do so.