A Picture Paints a Thousand Words

Jason Holmes | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It is worth remembering that satirical artists should be ever mindful of the need to root themselves with care and intelligence in the fast-shifting political landscape of the 21st century so that their pictures might clearly speak the phrases that we sometimes cannot.

Wake Up, Mr Salmond

Adrian Laing | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Politics
Adrian Laing

The big issues are only now being flushed out: currency, immigration, tax, EU membership, ownership of offshore resources, for example.

Another Shakespeare Title by Bloomsbury

Annie Martirosyan | Posted 27.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Annie Martirosyan

Although the book is somewhat restrictively called Shakespeare Up Close - the essays cover not only Shakespeare but other playwrights and poets of his time, before and after.

15 Things 15 Years Of Harry Potter Is Responsible For

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 28.06.2012 | Home

15 years on after the publication of Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone - the landmark novel which was rejected by publishers, but loved by hund...

Happy Bloomsday!

Robert Carroll | Posted 15.08.2012 | Home
Robert Carroll

Saturday 16 June is Bloomsday, the annual celebration of the Irish writer James Joyce and his remarkable book Ulysses. The novel, published in 1922 and prosecuted for obscenity, tells the story of three people - Leopold Bloom, Molly Bloom and Stephen Dedalus - in a single day, 16 June 1904, around Dublin.

Review of 'A Cook's Year In A Welsh Farmhouse' by Elisabeth Luard

V.C. Linde | Posted 19.02.2012 | Home
V.C. Linde

'A Cook's Year In A Welsh Farmhouse' starts with a very long and rambling introduction which is only vaguely connected to food or Luard's way of cooking. It is more of an auto-biography which did not connect enough to the following recipes enough for me. I usually like having personal writing within cookbooks but here I didn't enjoy either the style of writing or the content.