Bite-Sized Book Talk: ‘Wilder Girls’ by Rory Power

It’s been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. Since the Tox hit and pulled Hetty’s life out from under her. It started slow. First the teachers died one by one. Then it began to infect the students, turning their bodies strange and foreign. Now, cut off from the rest…

The National WWII Museum: How to Bring History into the Present

When I was travelling around the United States this summer, I saw so many museums and galleries in so many different cities that I think I could become an attractions review page. However, as the exhibits and portraits and artefacts of many of these locations blur into one in my mind, there is one museum…

Reading Round-Up: July 2019

July has been my most productive reading month in… well, about four years if I’m being honest. For the first time since 2015, I managed to read on five consecutive days, and even posted a book review for the first time since 2016 (read it here). To celebrate this very rare step forward, I wanted…

Playing with Fyre: Netflix’s Fyre vs Hulu’s Fyre Fraud

With both its rise and demise played out moment-by-moment on the internet, the catastrophic failure that was the ‘inaugural’ Fyre Festival of 2017 and its creator Billy McFarland’s subsequent imprisonment under fraud charges had a lot of social media on tenterhooks. It is perhaps unsurprising, then, that the two distributors lining up to showcase documentaries…