Fragility and fame: Marilyn Monroe

There are many famous names that I look up to. I'm inspired every day by Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Carrie Fisher, Josephine Baker, Sylvia Plath and many other brilliant people who have in some way touched me with their lives and with their art. But the person who has inspired me above all others is … Continue reading Fragility and fame: Marilyn Monroe

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The complex relationship between His Dark Materials, Narnia and John Milton’s afterlife

Both C.S. Lewis and Phillip Pullman have discussed the works of John Milton, primarily Paradise Lost, throughout their own writing careers, and so it comes as no surprise that a high level of influence can be found in each writer’s most renowned work – The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe and the His Dark … Continue reading The complex relationship between His Dark Materials, Narnia and John Milton’s afterlife