Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal by Jeanette Winterson (goodreads) THIS. BOOK. I'm just going to go right ahead and give this 10/10. I don't usually use the highlight function on the kindle reader, but every line of Winterson's beautifully crafted prose is just begging to be mulled over, quoted, and treasured. Her … Continue reading Book Review: Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal By Jeanette Winterson
This episode is all about Elizabeth's coronation, which made for great interpersonal drama between Elizabeth and Philip, interesting facts about the logistics of coronations, and of course, the magnificent visuals of the ceremony itself. As in the third episode, this episode opens with a flashback that sets the theme of the episode as a whole: … Continue reading The Crown Episode 5 Review
Did this sketch sitting in a museum in Siena. I always enjoy museums and art galleries more when I stop to sketch something! Statues like these are my favourite because it's almost like life drawing practice without the awkwardness of asking someone to sit still for half an hour whilst you draw.
(source: goodreads) After I finished watching Netflix's drama series The Crown I was in the mood for more royalty centred media. So I picked up The Royal We, a truly excellent book written by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan of the fashion blog GoFugYourself. The Royal We is loosely inspired by the Prince William and … Continue reading Review: The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan
This episode centres on the great London smog of 1952, but for me it was a breath of fresh air. At last, an episode that didn't feel like 'The Philip'! I enjoyed watching events unfold in this climate-change mini-disaster movie. The episode opens with Philip having a flying lesson. Thankfully, it then swiftly moves onto the … Continue reading The Crown Episode 4 Review
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