Books

Devotion by Patti Smith: A Review

  Why do we write? A chorus erupts. Because we cannot simply live. Patti Smith occupies my creative mind like a ghost that will never leave the scene of its death. She haunts me and is always making sure I am still writing. As a muse and a Mother  (I have many), I was utterly […]

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Art and Photography

Finding Mother: Anaïs Nin

My love for Anaïs has been with me for many years. When I was a teenager I had heard of her but living in a small town with no good bookshops or a comprehensive library meant I never found her on the bookshelves. In my early twenties it was then I began collecting her work […]

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News

Paper and Ink Literary Zine: Girls To The Front

I am very excited to be the guest editor for the next issue of Paper and Ink Literary Zine. It will be open to women only. Girls To The Front is open for submissions right now, you will find all the details below. I look forward to seeing what you send me.    

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Art and Photography

Romance Is Undead: Only Lovers Left Alive

It may seem a little late (or is that early) for Valentine’s day but who says that Halloween can’t be a romantic time of year? If you haven’t seen it already then I suggest you purchase a copy of Only Lovers Left Alive written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. Before I had actually seen it, […]

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Art and Photography

Documentary – David Lynch: The Art Life

  David Lynch certainly does dip his toe in many waters. His mind seems creatively disturbed, beautiful, wonderful and sharp; one would think his life has been somewhat dark to produce such a body of work. This documentary will bring more light to this and help us to delve deeper into the psyche of such […]

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Art and Photography

The Thinking Person’s TV: Twin Peaks 2017

On-Demand box sets and Netflix have improved the quality of television somewhat. We aren’t bound to soap operas or films; we have something in-between that is addictive, obsessive and a lot more cinematic than TV has ever been before. The new season of Twin Peaks has certainly shown the world how you can create a […]

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