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We came, we animated, we conquered!

I’m a student at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. That’s a drama school. No, I’m not an actor.

I always have to explain that to people, they get really excited when I say drama school because they think one day I will be famous. 585 more words


The tiger's wisdom

This blog is about fiction, but as a woman I am interested in what is said about women, by women. Some things just don’t make sense. 143 more words

Freedom Of Expression

Blood Moon (Original Short Story): 16/31 Days of Blogging Challenge

During my time at uni, I wrote many short stories often inspired by other books that I had to read at part of my course. One of these books was Angela Carter’s ‘The Bloody Chamber’ which contained the short story  2,716 more words

Featured Content: A Card From Angela Carter by Susannah Clapp

I decided to head out the other night to write at a pub. It had been uncomfortably tropical in Melbourne, and my house is an old weatherboard, which is charming, but snug. 478 more words


Quote of the Day - January 6, 2018

Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.”

― Angela Carter


Angela Carter and Lascivious Scissors

The Pocket Book Club embarked on the strange journey that is The Passion of New Eve by Angela Carter.

The Passion of New Eve sets up a dystopian world where civil war has broken out in the United States.  343 more words


"The Ghost Ships: A Christmas Story" by Angela Carter

“The Ghost Ships: A Christmas Story”


Angela Carter

Therefore that whosoever shall be found observing any such day as Christmas or the like, either by forebearing of labor, feasting, or any other way upon any such account aforesaid, every person so offending shall pay for every offense five shillings as a fine to the county. 2,314 more words

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