Josephine Dowswell

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Tessa Hadley at the Spring Literary Festival

Having never Read Tessa Hadley before, my impression of her before the talk was limited mostly to the criticisms of her latest book, Late in the Day, as being an example of the infamous Hampstead novel: poshos doing posho things, in a consequence-free world of pretention and jars of lentils. From the extracts Hadley read…

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A Fine Sex Shop

Norwich’s beautiful side streets and lanes are famous for their independent, interesting shops, but one of the more titillating and lesser known amongst them is ‘Sin Sins Boutique of Love’ on St Benedict’s street. Located between the Platform 12 bar and Norwich Art Supplies, it blends in perfectly as a steady part of the high…

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Daughters of England

By the end of the month, an original piece of drama, Daughters of England – an adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s short story, The Society – will be put on by the UEA Drama Soc in Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre. I decided to interview the writer, Katie Stockton, about Woolf, the writing process, and the canon… Tell…

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Top ranking maintained

Last Wednesday (25 April), the Complete University Guide published their annual league table, revealing that UEA has received a rank of 14 out of the 131 universities measured. The Guide has been ranking universities since 2008, basing their rankings on the following categories: student satisfaction, graduate prospects, research quality and intensity, student to staff ratio,…