Stories, magic and fairytales – Wendy Ramshaw’s Room of Dreams – review

Inspired by fairytales and other magical stories, Wendy Ramshaw’s Room of Dreams is on at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery until May next year. There’s something about fairytales that means they seem to remain relevant. Even when the most magical thing you come across in your daily life is the 30 day ab-challenge on BuzzFeed (seriously, 30 days? A few sits up? Rock hard, flat stomach at the end of it? It’s got to be bloody magic), fairytales still have the power to bewitch us. Who doesn’t want to believe in magic? And why shouldn’t we? If something amazing happens, … Continue reading Stories, magic and fairytales – Wendy Ramshaw’s Room of Dreams – review

Some more of my writing in other places

I’ve had a couple of things published online recently… Grapevine Birmingham have put my latest preview of the best arty stuff happening across Birmingham in June and July. Check it out here. Arts preview – June & July 2015 AREA magazine have got my preview of Trevor Appleseed’s latest exhibition, on at the mac now. Read it here: Trevor Appleseed at the mac If you’d to read more of my writing, including the thing I wrote for The Guardian on Baddies in Books (have I mentioned that before?), you can find some more stuff on My Writing page. Continue reading Some more of my writing in other places