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Reading aloud - pain and pleasure

Reading our own work aloud to ourselves is one of the pieces of advice handed out by creative writing tutors. At the proof-reading stage it’s an efficient way of picking up errors because it slows us down and reveals the camouflaged nasties that get missed by the skimming eye. 277 more words


TV Review: Act of God

The Crown

S1, E4: ‘Act of God’

In which a yellow fog rubs its back upon a constitutional crisis

Grade: B

The Crown turns in an ambitious, frustrating episode about the tunnel vision of the powerful, and making a virtue of inactivity. 1,260 more words

TV Reviews

TV Review: The Crown: Windsor

The Crown

S1, E3: ‘Windsor’

In which The Crown asks ‘What’s in a name?’

Grade: B+

The Crown turns in its strongest episode yet in an hour-long meditation on names. 1,749 more words

TV Reviews

The Crown (Netflix 2016 - Review)

Monarchy is God’s sacred mission to grace and dignify the earth, to give ordinary people an ideal to strive towards, an example of nobility and duty to raise them in their wretched lives.”

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The Crown - new trailer

Queen Elizabeth II struggles between being a monarch and her relationship with her family in the brand new trailer for The Crown. 47 more words