From a certain point of the day, swearing is censored from television and bodies are carefully pixelated to preserve modesty. These barriers are created to protect the modern day audiences. In adolescence in particular, there is a fixation on...
Before I begin, know that the majority of my knowledge comes from the American TV Series, Dance Moms and watching people awkwardly move like penguins in clubs and bars. Keen to understand the fuss, I attended Northern Ballet’s The...
I don’t think I need to tell you that the lake here is beautiful. Nor do I need to tell you that it looks spectacular when the light is low; or when the camera captures the sun’s rays peeking...
Hearing how the arts can be such a powerful support tool from a man with years of experience in prison can be truly overwhelming. In conversation with UEA Creative Writing lecturer Jacob Huntley, David Breakspear talked about his journey...
Author of The Song of Achilles and recent release Circe, Madeline Miller is perhaps the most exciting voice of contemporary mythology retellings. The Song of Achilles, her first novel, narrates the story of the Iliad, following the lovers Achilles...
The Sixties, as a decade of indulgence and revolution, represents a somewhat mythological entity within our society. As an era, it spawned an unmistakable cultural revolution, widespread social upheaval and political rebellion and dissent. To the baby boomers of...