“The Play’s The Thing…”

In honour of the premier tomorrow (or today, for my British lovelies!) of Tom Hiddleston’s performance as Hamlet, I’ve decided to actually do what I’ve been putting off for a while now: rank the past Hamlet performances I’ve seen in order of preference. To be clear, I’ve yet to see a production of this play… Continue reading “The Play’s The Thing…”


London Town

On our last weekend as a school group, we travelled to the great city of London. Although we travelled as a group, we were given Friday and Saturday to roam free about the city, with our only required activity being a play in Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre on Saturday evening. So after settling into our hostel,… Continue reading London Town


The Gothic Revival of Crimson Peak

Crimson Peak is a 2015 film written by Guillermo del Toro and Matthew Robbins, directed by del Toro, and starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, and Tom Hiddleston. Although this film is visually stunning, in fact having won and been nominated for dozens of visual effect, costume, and set design awards, as a novelist, I will… Continue reading The Gothic Revival of Crimson Peak