and recommendations of black poets.
When we were in school they taught us that if the world stopped spinning all of a sudden, everyone would be catapulted from their spot. The pandemic didn't happen quite as instantly as flicking a light switch, of course, but to some extent the result has been the same. With everyone feeling a little out [...]
Matthew Bruce's photography gives such a beautiful edge to otherwise mundane objects. Everyday items are brought to the spotlight so naturally you begin to wonder why you hadn't noticed them before. I find his pictures really relaxing to look over. In his latest zine, Matt was kind enough to publish some words of mine. I [...]
In sooth I know not why I write reviews... I always struggle to find something I feel worthwhile mentioning to others, aside from how much I personally enjoy the subject. Especially when it comes to films; book reviews I find slightly easier. Perhaps it's because I generally struggle to sit through films too. Like our [...]
Wow. Even after hearing so many positive reviews for ‘Before the Coffee Gets Cold’ it still managed to excel my expectations. I absolutely loved it. To the point I am already thinking it could be one of my favourites this year (a bold statement for being only three months in!). I knew when I bought [...]
There's a story that's been on my mind quite a bit recently; since moving to London. It's about a farmer who is having a tough year. His crops die due to the bad weather and his family is miserable. As the story goes, he approaches the Buddha to question his teaching. Why does his faithfulness [...]