Katharine Spurrier and Georgia Austin review “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)”, exploring the impact that this rerecording has and how it compares to the original.
Katharine Spurrier examines the period drama, weighing up the balance between the pursuit of truth and the desire to entertain.
Katharine Spurrier muses over the importance of the arts and creativity during this second, less Rosé-fuelled lockdown.
Katharine Spurrier review Midnight Sun, Stephenie Meyer’s latest novel. Will it meet the expectations of our teen years?
The thrilling spontaneity of a live performance is lost when the same version is replayed and editing done to perfect mistakes. The audience and performers are inextricably linked by a bond of being; the audience exists to watch, the actors to be watched.
We have had mobile phones for almost fifty years, social media in some capacity for the last twenty, and the iPhone for thirteen. For most, day-to-day life is so bound together by technology that it is hard to discern the difference between the world we live in online and the one we physically inhabit. We Read More…
“It is a truth universally acknowledged” that since man stepped behind a camera we have been subjected to some particularly questionable attempts at adapting those ‘classics’ we hold so dear. The dilemma – to adapt or not to adapt – is a pressing one. ‘Classics’ is not a term I use lightly; on the surface, Read More…
Through trying out recipes from Le Caprice and Pret, Katharine Spurrier reflects on attempting restaurant cooking at home and what might be missing from this experience.
At midday on Thursday 23rd July, 137 million people on Instagram were graced with a greyscale collage of one Taylor Swift stood with a meditative attitude in the woods. Surely this could not be the allusive TS8 (the name Swift’s fans have given the album to follow Lover)? After almost 15 years in the industry, Read More…
Banana bread baking has become a staple lockdown activity, but does it deserve all the attention that it’s receiving and why is it so popular?