Guest blog

Hotels in Literature

We present a guest blog by writer Rachel Carmichael, who discusses some novels and stories that feature hotels, surely one of the greatest settings in literary fiction. Hotels in Literature – Rachel Carmichael Interesting things can happen when characters are thrown together in unfamiliar locations, in intimately close accommodation, with different cultures to negotiate. How they [...]
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Eight Artists – Maggie Reeve

We continue our occasional series of guest blog posts with artist Maggie Reeve’s thoughts on eight artists who have influenced her. Eight Artists – Maggie Reeve   1. Pierre Bonnard Someone mentioned Bonnard the other day and the name brought on a rush of excitement. I first saw his work at the Royal Academy as an […]

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Good Exits – Mark Jackson

Today we continue our occasional series of guest posts by thi wurd team and beyond. Mark Jackson chooses ten songs from bands who said goodbye at just the right time. Good Exits – Mark Jackson My record box contains loads of bands who departed before their time, gracefully fading away, leaving behind only untainted, bombproof […]

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Square 10: A Frightened Rabbit Song List – Duncan Hotchkiss

Today we continue our occasional series of guest posts by thi wurd team and beyond. Duncan Hotchkiss chooses ten Frightened Rabbit songs. Square 10: A Frightened Rabbit Song List – Duncan Hotchkiss This isn’t a top ten list. I don’t think that’s fitting with the body of work we’re talking about here. Everyone will have […]

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Ten Book Covers – Kate McAllan

Today we start an occasional series of guest posts by thi wurd team and beyond. Artist Kate McAllan chooses ten book covers that speak to her. Ten Book Covers by Kate McAllan Some of these books sit front-facing on my shelf so I can look at them all the time.   1. White – Kenya [...]
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