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A Wrinkle in Time

The classic children’s novel ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ by Madeleine L’Engle is radically different to anything else I’d normally read. First of all, it’s a science-fiction novel involving time travel, dark forces and hideous monsters. As a rule, I find such characters and plot devices quite laughable, because they are designed for children, after all. …

13 Artists to Watch in 2013

After a somewhat bleak hiatus, where the musical landscape was drab and detached, good (pop) music is suddenly flaring back into action again. Refreshingly, talented artists are being given a pedestal in popular media and are being appreciated at an international level, rather than being shoved away into the ‘indie’ category and never quite ‘making …

Walking Canvases

What do you think about this guy? Or the girl to the down there?   Their clothing and attitudes are so immediately striking. Without being over-the-top and wearing pink plumed hats, they assert themselves on the pavement that they walk on. Appearance certainly leaves an impact, and is a very important art form to many …