Tiegan Dudley It is no secret that today’s culture is extensively encompassed in a virtual world. But with this ever-increasing digital age, could it be possible that these “shiny screens” become the […]
I don’t care about what a book looks like on a shelf. I have never cared about the aesthetics of being a reader – books simpering on their pedestals, waiting to pose against a gravel backdrop and gain a million likes.
I, like many people, buy books if they have pretty covers. This applies even if I already own a copy of said book. Leading me to have multiple copies of Pride and Prejudice, and even books I’m not fond of like Great Expectations. I counted 10 copies of Alice in Wonderland. Did I used to have an obsession with Alice in Wonderland? Yes. Do I now? No. Shouldn’t I be able to get rid of the excess copies? No, they mean too much.
Rainbow colour-coded bookshelves, special edition hardbacks surrounded by fairy lights, atmospheric coffee shop scenes with a splayed open paperback on the table – this is what you can expect to see when scrolling through the 39 million posts under the ‘bookstagram’ hashtag on Instagram.
There are many ways the World Wildlife Fund flagship Choices campaign video goes against the grain of advertising. For one thing, it isn’t trying to sell anything (in fact, it wants us to consume less). Everything about Choices invokes the theme of change.
by Holly Lawley In an online world that increasingly engages us in fiery yet futile debates, are Instagram book clubs the perfect antidote? These social media utopias inspire members to share their […]
So, you’ve read Rupi Kaur – here’s who you should be reading next. Rosie Featherstone Rupi Kaur has been described by many as a publishing phenomenon, and rightly so. Her poems, initially […]
Sienna Bahi In recent years, there has been a noticeable upsurge in poetry’s popularity. One reason for this revival is the medium that it is being emanated through, that of Instagram. Arguably […]