A Whisper In | Snowy England

Unless you have been somewhere outside of the UK or just permanently asleep for the last week, you will have seen how the country has been on the verge of an Antarctic apocalypse. So it certainly seemed, anyway. News headlines and bulletins were furiously warning people not to travel, not to leave the house, not…

Hushed: The Race Conversation

Like the topics of Feminism and of politics, the subject of Race is still hushed away in conversation. To speak about the existence of Racism, structurally and institutionally and to attempt to voice personal anger towards the state of racial perceptions and prejudices, is to launch oneself into a barrage of bullshit. People, especially those…

Dissertation Dizzy; Trying To Find Balance.

The stress that comes with a dissertation, at whatever level (BA, MA, PHD) is just about as dreadful as my attempt at the tumblr-esque photo that you are regretfully seeing as my featured image. Nevertheless, in both cases, we persevere. First of all I think it is important to inform you all that my day today…

Why I Will Always Keep A Photo Book…

There are many people that posit their opinions on the frequency and purpose of taking photos: of social events; of that ticket you bought to your first concert; of the old man in the corner that made you sad. Some say life is to be experienced, and the advent of photography in social situations removes…

The Nerdwriter: Fighting To Keep Art Alive In A Sceptical World.

Depending what circles you find yourself in, you would not be judged believing Art was dead. You may spark a long form debate which might ultimately lead to a fruitless and frustrating conclusion, but you wouldn’t be totally wrong. Art has long been under threat from governments, from overt industrialists and ignorant oppositionists who fight…

Poetry: The Visceral Effect and Why It Should Never Die

Okay so first of all, yes, I know, I’ve already missed the Tuesday/Thursday timing of this weeks blogs but for good reason… sort of. Things got a bit stressful this week and my brain got a bit fuzzled so before I knew it Tuesday was over, then before I knew it again Thursday was over. So…