Tag: Fantasy

Books

The Fantastic Feeling of Found Family

People who know me know I’m a sucker for the found family trope. There’s so much comfort gleaned from it, and I know many of my friends feel the same. It’s beautiful, and heart-warming, but it can also be the start of wonderful conversations.  For those of you who don’t know what I mean by…

Creative Writing

Mydinova

Weather rattled against the canopy overhead And the branches whimpered and sighed in the wind, Thick, brittle things like the arms and legs of innocent insects. The sun was dipping low, its orange glow piercing And disappearing between glimmers of growth. Dust and dirt and grime and grit All gathering together and becoming stronger And…

Gaming

Yet Another Dark Souls Review

Dark Souls, the dark-fantasy RPG game developed by From Software, is probably one of the most influential games of the last decade, and not for the reasons you might initially think.  It was not revolutionary in terms of graphics, storytelling or even gameplay, yet its release in late 2011 was the start of a renaissance…

News

UEA cleaner becomes author

Jim Moore, 72, has been working at UEA for 11 years and has recently self-published two books, and a third is pending. He hopes to complete the trilogy by the end of this year. The books are a mix of fantasy and history. He was first inspired to write them when he would tell his…

TV

Fantastic females- Doctor Who

The original director of Doctor Who, Waris Hussein, recently criticised the current show for being too sexualised. But the sexualisation of the Doctor’s companions is hardly a recent facet of the programme.

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