• Dance | Carlos Acosta's On Before

    Dance | Carlos Acosta’s On Before

    Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, July 3rd I used to despise tennis. It was a reaction to what I perceived as the upturned noses of post-colonial snobbery; Wimbledon and its whites, […]

  • In Conversation with Dan Tyte

    In Conversation with Dan Tyte

    Dan Tyte’s debut novel Half Plus Seven – a ‘coming-of-age novel snorting with energy’ (Daily Mail), ‘a lethal cocktail of Bukowski and Mad Men’ (NME) – was published by Parthian […]

  • Live | London Short Story Festival

    Live | London Short Story Festival

    The second annual London Short Story Festival (LSSF) was hosted in the beautiful and inspiring setting of Waterstone’s Piccadilly, the largest bookshop in Europe. The event was again presented by […]

  • Alun Lewis: A Brief Life Remembered

    Alun Lewis: A Brief Life Remembered

    The writer Alun Lewis was born on this day 100 years ago. Literary centenaries, like buses, often cluster in threes. Two Thomases and a Lewis in funerary quick succession. The centenary […]

  • CINEMA | AMY

    CINEMA | AMY

    Around the time that Amy Whitehouse was entering her indisputable imperial phase, the point at which the unexpectedly thrilling emergence of Rehab had begun to morph into the elegantly wasted […]

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