This week on Simply Shakespeare comes from the author of Cauldron’s Bubble, which featured on the blog a few weeks ago, Amber Elby talking about Shakespeare and The Foridden Planet… I learned that Shakespeare was not a god when I was eleven. Prior to that, I had read many of his plays and had been…… Continue reading Why Shakespeare Fans Should Return to the Forbidden Planet by Amber Elby
I saw this tag floating around on booktube and just KNEW I had to do this tag! I really enjoyed the film, especially the songs! **Disclaimer, it’s important to remember that this film did not represent P.T Barnum accurately, seriously, look him up, just wanted to remind people of that. Okay? Ok.** Let’s get into the…… Continue reading The Greatest Showman Book Tag!
Today on Simply Shakespeare, I’ve got an essay all abut Coriolanus, which is a play I barely know myself so this was a great read for me too!… Hamlet, one of Shakespeare’s most celebrated tragedies, concerns itself principally with the emotional and psychological state of its eponymous tragic hero. Reeling from the death of his…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #8 – Coriolanus And The Soliloquy Of The Body by Emma
I got my hands on some wonderful books last month. Some I bought, some were gifts but most of them were sent from publishers which is really exciting! So let’s get into the haul… Amazing Women by Lucy Beevor and Sarah Green (2018) – Finished copy sent from publisher: This is stunning “coffee table” style book full of…… Continue reading February Book Haul!
So one of the most anticipated releases of the year is upon us. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi has taken the bookish (and beyond) world by storm for all the right reasons. I was so thrilled to be contacted by Macmillan to be on the blog tour and for my stop, I…… Continue reading NOW WE RISE BLOG TOUR: A Poem Inspired by Children Of Blood and Bone + A Mini Review
So in all my in this blogging world, I don’t think I’ve ever done a recommendation post? So today, as I’ve already talked about my fav literary mother figures, I thought I’d recommend some books that would either make great gifts (f you’ve left it super late!!) or you could read yourself today. So let’s get…… Continue reading Mother’s Day Reading Recommendations!
A few weeks ago , me and my mum went on an adventure to London to FINALLY see the production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre. If you’re undecided as to whether you want to splurge on tickets, hopefully this review will help you to decide! I will #KeepTheSecrets in…… Continue reading Harry Potter And The Cursed Child @ The Palace Theatre, London – SPOILER FREE Review