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'One Off The Short List' by Doris Lessing

One Off The Short List by Doris Lessing, 1960

The magic trick:

Adding a second layer of psychological to the standard man-trying-to-sleep-with-woman scenario

There is a lot to say about the way Barbara Coles owns being used by men. 255 more words


Little Red

Hi everyone!  This is my English Literature GCSE coursework!  It is a adaptation of the classic tale little red riding hood with a twist of feminism.   1,089 more words

'The Vertical Ladder' by William Sansom

The Vertical Ladder by William Sansom, 1960

The magic trick:

Focusing nearly every sentence on the mans climb

I’m scared of heights. Pretty bad. 372 more words


Gateway Shakespeare

This arrived yesterday.

It might seem like a bit of a silly novelty, but it’s extremely well done – the Star Wars (Episode IV) story told in Shakespearean style. 236 more words


Probably a cliche first post

So I’m kind of new to this whole concept of actually having a blog to write things down instead of scraggy notebooks that the pages fall out of, or that gets wet, either from your own tears, or just being careless while writing in the bath tub. 177 more words