I gravitated towards Kathy Pimlott‘s poetry pamplet Goose Fair Night at the familiar sight of the glittering Ferris wheel and fair tents on its cover. As someone who has lived in Nottingham for nearly five years now, the allusion to the annual Goose Fair at the Forest Recreation Ground immediately grabbed my attention.Continue reading “Goose Fair Night | Review”
Let me tell you about one of the best cinema-going experiences of my life. The other week I saw Captain Marvel (2019) with a bunch of friends in a packed theatre on the Saturday night of opening weekend and it was electric.Continue reading “Captain Marvel (2019) | Going Higher, Further, Faster”
I recently watched Blade Runner 2049 (2017) for the first time and while there was a lot to like, not least Roger Deakins’ palpable and masterful touch as a cinematographer, it made me think significantly about what we lose when we don’t allow for fair representation in our fiction.Continue reading “Blade Runner 2049 (2017) | Representation and Exclusivity in Fiction”
I’ll be honest: I’ve never really got on with the work of the Brontë sisters. But Anne Brontë’s often overlooked novel The Tenant of Wildfell Hall completely captured my heart.Continue reading “The Tenant of Wildfell Hall | Review”
Welcome to The Thing With Feathers. Please, settle in, grab a beverage of your choice (mine’s tea). I’m Lizzie, and I’m here to share some thoughts with you.