The Autumn Bookshelf

The Collection (Nina Leger) The English language debut from French author Nina Leger had me reeling this month, devouring it in one…

By Freya Parr

Digital Dancer

You would have to twist it out of me, but I could talk about dance until the end of time.  As it…

By Shelby Traynor

5 Minutes with Alexandria Coe

Alexa Coe’s petite frame and wild blonde hair camouflage her fierce talent. I briefly met Alexa at The Basic Store, a pop…

By Hattie Bottom

5 Minutes With Michaela Coel

In Season 4 of Charlie Brooker’s dystopian anthology series Black Mirror, a Star Trek-themed episode showcased a brilliant holster of female talents;…

By Ella Kemp

The July Bookshelf

With the weather as turbulent as the relationships in Love Island, there’s never been a better time to pick up a book.…

By Freya Parr

The Podcasts You Need To Know Now

It’s no surprise the rise of the podcast is continuing at an alarming rate. From feminist debates to inspiring interviews and investigations…

By Sophie Cockett

How To Be a Better Reader

As a voracious reader, I’m constantly being asked how I find the time to get through so many books. With our schedules…

By Freya Parr

In Defence of Your Local Bookshop

After Amazon arrived on the scene in 1995 and Kindles and ebooks followed in 2011, we’ve heard nothing but the relentless woes…

By Freya Parr