Culture The Blueprint

The Blueprint, Issue No. 5—Taste

The Blueprint is The Oxford Blue’s arts publication. It showcases creative work in a range of artistic media, providing a space to share thoughts, stories and personal experiences. Issue No. 5—Taste  Food is the most important cultural manifestation that we have, because we all have to eat. Magnus Nilsson Recent celebrations of Eid have reminded Read More…

Culture The Blueprint

The Blueprint, Issue No. 4—Multicultural Identity

The Blueprint is The Oxford Blue’s brand-new arts publication. Following in the footsteps of Creativity in Crisis, it showcases creative work in a range of artistic media, providing a space to share thoughts, stories and personal experiences. Issue No. 4—Multicultural Identity I am a citizen of the world. Sylvia Beach In today’s age of globalisation, Read More…

Books Culture Music

Here to stay: Celebrity literature and Lana Del Rey

The move from celebrity status to becoming an author is one that many have attempted to make, and frequently to much success. The American singer and songwriter Jewel published a poetry collection in 1998 which sold over 1 million copies, albeit to mixed reviews.  With sales of poetry books hitting an all-time high in 2018, Read More…