Preserving Tradition with the Soul Food Sisters

What does your perfect meal look like? Think beyond the dish. See the room, the people, the crockery, the climate… I expect for most it was plentiful - much food, many people. I expect it left you warm and content and craving a warm summer alfresco evening or a cosy gathering away from the winter … Continue reading Preserving Tradition with the Soul Food Sisters

Five Fiction Books from 2018

This has been a big year for me in the literary sense. I graduated from a degree in English Literature and was simultaneously filled with a sadness at not having a mountain of assigned texts to read and an excitement at being able to delve in to my shelves and read the books I'd been … Continue reading Five Fiction Books from 2018

How Friends Will Always Be There For the Twenty-Somethings

There’s been a lot of conversation about Friends lately. With its release to Netflix UK at the start of 2018, it has subsequently topped the most-streamed charts. In addition to its endless TV reruns and irresistible meme-ability, it’s unavoidable*. The conversations I’ve heard through culture podcasts like The High Low and seen in numerous articles focus … Continue reading How Friends Will Always Be There For the Twenty-Somethings

Musings on Hanya Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’

When I began writing this post, I didn’t know quite what it was I wanted to say about Yanagihara’s A Little Life. What I did know was that I wanted, if not needed, to say something. Anything. Anything that would encourage others to read it or open a discussion with those who had. Anything that … Continue reading Musings on Hanya Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’