For Frida: Self Portrait by Elisabeth Horan

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican, queer, disabled artist known for her self portraits and surrealist style. She’s well known for her tumultuous relationship with her husband and fellow artist Diego Rivera, and can be recognised by her stern eyes and stand out monobrow. “I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.” – Frida Kahlo In her … Continue reading For Frida: Self Portrait by Elisabeth Horan

no big deal bethany rutter

No Big Deal Book Review

Boy problems? Friendship issues? Fat?… It’s No Big Deal. This book, written beautifully by Bethany Rutter, is the teen romance drama I needed at 17. Growing up I loved books about teen drama, Angus Thongs & Full-Frontal Snogging to name just one. They’re all perfectly funny and lighthearted, but there was always one thing missing. Not one of the teenage leads was fat (from the … Continue reading No Big Deal Book Review

Scouse Gothic: Vampires Come To Liverpool

Enter a world where the gothic comes to Liverpool in this first instalment of Scouse Gothic. Based on some of the best spots dotted around the city, this novel follows Melville, a vampire in mourning for his long lost love and the lives he’s already lived. See some of the most popular haunts around Liverpool transformed into a fictional haven for all things vampire, celestial … Continue reading Scouse Gothic: Vampires Come To Liverpool