The Food Review: Johann Lafer at The Gainsborough Hotel, Bath

I don’t know about you, but I generally tend to detest any sort of dining that falls under the term ‘fusion’. My feelings towards fusion have developed into a kind of irrational dislike over the years, as I simply fail to see why food should undergo such extreme permutations. However, my recent visit to Johann… Read More The Food Review: Johann Lafer at The Gainsborough Hotel, Bath

Mary Quant: Fashion Icon Exhibition

Perhaps one the most revolutionary designers of our time, Mary Quant’s non-conformist attitude to fashion perfectly captured the cultural progression of the sixties and seventies. Looking to celebrate new, edgier designs, most notably in the form of the mini skirt, Quant aimed to focus away from tawdry ‘adult’ designs in favour of targeting young, hip… Read More Mary Quant: Fashion Icon Exhibition

Remake through genre – Inside Llewyn Davis is A Serious Man

By Dan Norman      There’s a theory extrapolated upon by Asher Gelzer-Govatos that over the last decade the Coen brothers, Joel and Ethan, have changed their filmmaking process. This theory hypothesises that Coen films, like the brothers themselves, now should be viewed as pairs wherein the Coens tell the same story twice in succession –… Read More Remake through genre – Inside Llewyn Davis is A Serious Man