Imogen Carter De Jong

TV, Venue

‘Normal People’- “Lost in Translation”

I adored Sally Rooney’s second novel when it first shot to the top of bestseller lists in 2019, long before talks of film and television rights had begun. The prose was something very special: spare, terse, even, dare I say, plain; yet intense, potent, shrewd. It caught you off guard, masquerading as if it was…

Arts, Venue

Rediscovered literature gems

Every once in a while, there are those books that become favourites amongst Instagram users. It was the case with Sally Rooney’s 2018 bestseller Normal People. Everyone’s feeds were awash with flat-lays in which the novel’s cover, with its distinctive illustration of two lovers entwined in a sardine can, featured. Also in 2018 was Dolly…

Fashion, Venue

5 students on shopping during lockdown

 It is hardly a secret that fast fashion brands are continuing to place huge pressure on courier services despite the obvious risks associated with handling large quantities of parcels. As such, I am making an effort to support smaller businesses during the current situation. Though buying from smaller businesses still invites risk (the goods still…

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