I have just finished reading The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami. This strange yet gripping tale follows Toru Okada throughout the period of just over one year of his life. In the beginning, Toru’s life slowly unravels- unbeknown to himself, and at this point the reader too- perfectly setting his character up for the … More The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Yesterday was my 24th birthday and as a surprise, I was taken to Kew Gardens. This is somewhere that I’ve wanted to visit for a long time. The weather wasn’t ideal, but the rain did subside whilst we were inside the gardens. I’m sure that during summertime, Kew looks even more beautiful. The large glass … More Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Kenyan born, New York based artist, Wangechi Mutu presents an exciting new collection of works at the Victoria Miro from October 14th until December 19th. Mutu’s artwork is strikingly unique and beautiful. Her work centres around the body and subversion of the female body which allows Mutu to question issues of cultural identity, African politics, … More Wangechi Mutu
Cap’n Jazz- Little League Ought- Habit Parquet Courts- Borrowed Time Parquet Courts- The More It Works Sonic Youth- Cross The Breeze Bauhaus- Bela Lugosi’s Dead Public Image Ltd- Public Image Saccharine Trust- A Human Certainty Cap’n Jazz- Oh Messy Life
Director: Morgan Neville Stars: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer The opening scenes give way to Bruce Springsteen explaining the difficult process that is, stepping from the back to front of stage. This is of course, what Morgan Neville’s 91-minute documentary is all about. Through heartfelt interviews with some of the most talented back-up … More 20 Feet from Stardom (2013)
In October 2012, for my twenty-second birthday, myself and seven of my friends took a trip to Beer, Devon for the weekend. Here are some photographs I brought back.