Poetry in Lockdown: Adapting ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’
Wilfred Owen’s masterpiece, ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’, was written over 100 years ago now and although a lot has changed and we are not heading for world war, our society is still facing its fair share of trials and tribulations as we tackle a global problem together.
The Fear of Standing Still
Our clown-leader (and that’s putting it nicely) has announced another lockdown. My beloved West Brom are being humiliated on a weekly basis, and I feel my twenties slipping through my fingers. In a world that has shut down, how do you keep on moving?
Review: Brooklyn Brew Shop ‘Beer Making Kit (BrewDog Punk IPA)’
I was first attracted to the Brooklyn Brew Shop because the branding was beautiful, and I often find that a lot of home brew kits are uninspiring in their way of branding. I bought this as a gift to my partner but it took us…
Review: Sandy Leaf Farm’s ‘The Ultimate Gin Maker’s Kit’
I received the Sandy Leaf Farm’s ‘Ultimate Gin Maker’s Kit‘ as a 2019 Christmas present, approximately 11 months after Christmas – I’d like to blame Covid, but that actually wasn’t the cause for the delay. I thought the best gins to initially try and make…
House buying in 2020
The media will have everyone believing the world is at a standstill, but life is moving on and certain parts of the housing market are flourishing. As a first time buyer trying to navigate the new normal, it’s been an experience. I am purchasing a…
Poetry in Lockdown: Adapting ‘The Owl and the Pussy-cat’
Charlotte continues her exploration into adapting poetry with her take on Edward Lear’s The Owl and the Pussy-cat
Poetry in Lockdown: Adapting ‘Daffodils’ for Modern Life
Charlotte adapts the classic poem Daffodils by William Wordsworth for modern day, lock down life, read here: