The Northern Lights, bet that’s a title you haven’t heard for in a while. Philip Pullman’s masterpiece, because ladies and gentleman that’s exactly what it is, brings readers into the world of Lyra Belacqua, a young ‘orphan’ living at...
The Strays is an impressively ambitious debut novel by Emily Bitto that has been highly regarded in Australia, and for good reason. Bitto has authored an incredibly human book that tackles various themes head-on. The intensity of friendship between...
Cecelia Ahern’s novel The Gift is a Christmas treat for all. Written by the author of PS I love you, this magical, fable-like novel is set in modern day Ireland, and is a gripping read. Lou Suffern is a...
With the arrival of the much awaited Christmas advert season, along comes the familiar slew of criticism too.  We all know that the Christmas adverts’ genius has a bottom line: profit. Yet, just because they are being created to...
Christmas.  The most beautiful time of the year, the time where families get together and reconnect.  But for the creative ones among us, this season can be hell on earth.  Everyone is competing for your attention and your company...
As I sit down on a comfortable red cushioned chair, in St. Andrews Hall Plain, I am fascinated by the grandeur of this building. This space strongly resembles a cathedral, with its high ceilings and beautiful detailing running along...