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Roane Swindon
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Writer, Artist, Creative
Writer, Artist, Creative

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Just Read || Artworks in Jeffrey Archer's False Impression
After reading Jeffrey Archer's False Impression , I was eager to search for images of the paintings Archer mentioned in it, since I had not recognised some of them. Imagine my surprise (and then my "Well, duh" moment) when I discovered that many of the pain...
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Popular Culture || The Star Wars Toys Controversy
Facebook/StarWarsMovies Watching YouTube for me leads to a recommendeds list filled with Star Wars videos. Lately there's been a trend of slating Star Wars toys, because they are not selling, because the sequel trilogy is terrible, and the toys are, too. I ...
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Movies || My Favourite Disney Villains
Walt Disney movies are in my blood. Well, really animated films are, because I only became familiar with Disney when I was six and it was anime films like Nausicaa (my favourite anime EVER - if you haven't seen it, you simply MUST!) and series like Teenage ...
Movies || My Favourite Disney Villains
Movies || My Favourite Disney Villains
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DIY || Make a Quilt from Your Baby's Old Clothing
What to do with all those baby clothes? Well, you could give it away to a worthy cause, or you could turn it into something of a talking point! I used some of my favourite of Emma's old baby clothing and turned them into (hopefully) an heirloom piece. What ...
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Children's Theatre Review || Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr. at Peoples Theatre
I've loved theatre ever since studying it as an undergrad and while I unfortunately don't get many opportunities to attend shows that deal with more adult themes, family-friendly shows are, in a way, more fun. We've attended the Peoples Theatre's shows thre...
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Children's Theatre Review || Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr. at Peoples Theatre
I've loved theatre ever since studying it as an undergrad and while I unfortunately don't get many opportunities to attend shows that deal with more adult themes, family-friendly shows are, in a way, more fun. We've attended the Peoples Theatre's shows thre...
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Book Review || The Spiritual Tourist by Mick Brown
I took Mick Brown 's ' The Spiritual Tourist ' out of the library hoping for a sort of introduction to the Asian spirituality with which the Western world has been obsessed with. I have always considered myself a spiritual person, always planning to meditat...
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Popular Culture || What Did I Think of Girls (All Six Seasons)?
I spent last week binge-watching the entire oeuvre of Lena Dunham's Girls . The series has been highly-acclaimed by critics, being rated 89% on Rotten Tomatoes and 87% on Metacritic as of writing. I am glad I waited for the series to finish up before watchi...
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Book Review || Colour by Victoria Finlay
Victoria Finlay managed to alternately fascinate me and plunge me into fits of jealousy with her epic journey into the world of paint and art with ' Colour '. Travelling around the world in search of ancient pigments and dyes, Finlay's book is filled with c...
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The Time's Up campaign at this year's Golden Globes rang hollow for me, for two main reasons: privilege and beauty standards. Do you think the campaign was successful and will change women's lives?
#GoldenGlobes, #TimesUp So Hollow!
#GoldenGlobes, #TimesUp So Hollow!
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