A Treasure Trove of Bizarre Oddities : Ripley’s Believe it or Not!, London

A perfect birthday treat for someone who (like me) loves weird and wonderful things! I went to Ripley’s back in 2014 (spoilt by a BFF), but I had to write a post about it because it was such a great experience and I still want to go again! Based in the heart of London, it’s a … More A Treasure Trove of Bizarre Oddities : Ripley’s Believe it or Not!, London

Wrecking It!

I stumbled on the Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith while having a bit of a creative/crafty block, so it was perfect timing. Filled with fun and somewhat crazy ideas, it’s the perfect opportunity to dip in and out of projects. Not only that but the whole point is, yes, to wreck it. I’m one of those … More Wrecking It!

Bringing a Book to Screen is No Easy Feat, But Sometimes They Get it (Mostly) Right

Another thought-provoking Film Listography. Books can be open to interpretation and bringing that to life brings intense challenges – from casting the perfect actors to compete with their existing counterparts, to determining what elements of the story are integral, to trying to convey an atmosphere visually instead of descriptively. Some attempts get this hideously wrong, … More Bringing a Book to Screen is No Easy Feat, But Sometimes They Get it (Mostly) Right

Mini Reviews #2

Partisan (2015) – ★★★ Partisan follows the pre-pubescent Alexander, living in a cult-like commune led by the charmingly cruel Gregori (Vincent Cassel), in a broken down city. The cult is darker then it seems, as we learn that Alexander and his apparent ‘siblings’ are being raised by Gregori to be assassins, waging his non-descript civil war. Alexander is, … More Mini Reviews #2