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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

It begins with a boy. Theo Decker, a thirteen-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don't know how to talk to him, and… Continue reading The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

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The Muse by Jessie Burton

To say I enjoyed this book would be a vast understatement, I LOVED it. How many times have you seen a picture in a gallery and wondered just what the message is and how the artist constructed it all? In The Muse this is so cleverly explored. Although the story in itself is compelling, what… Continue reading The Muse by Jessie Burton

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My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk

After a little break from my blog and posting reviews over the festive season, I feel totally recharged and ready to share some reviews again. I popped into Waterstones the other day and I couldn't resist picking this book up. Ever since my trip to Istanbul last summer, I've grown even more fascinated by its… Continue reading My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk

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My first published article!

Hi guys, I'm very excited to share this with you...I wrote an article for a website called Art UK. It's a site which encourages the viewing and distribution of art, they do this also by having digital copies of many well known collections. I really like their message of making art more accessible and open… Continue reading My first published article!

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Taylor Wessing Photographic Prize 2016

Hi guys, Today I thought I would do a  short write up about my recent visit to the Taylor Wessing Photographic 2016 exhibition. I went to the one celebrating the 2014 entries, and it was amazing, and this one had the same quality of work. I know people say art is subjective, but some of… Continue reading Taylor Wessing Photographic Prize 2016