Deborah Lam

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Recreating the nightmare

Photo courtesy of Will Bradley<p>For artists Lars Cuzner and Mohamed Ali Fadlabi, nowhere does the adage “Those who cannot remember the past are …

Baker-Procrastinator: Lemon Coconut Cake

If you were to draw a Venn diagram of remedying both an empty, lonely kitchen and a cake-shaped void in your study-procrastination ritual while stuck …

Mourning a nation

Photo courtesy of Ai Weiwei<p>All over the world, Ai Weiwei is known as the artist of resistance. Lauded as being “one of China’s most prominent and …

The Peace Photographer

Photo coutesy of Karen Kalou<p>The first time I heard about Beirut was when I read Carol Ann Duffy’s poem, ‘War Photographer’, in class. Mentioned …

Review: Adam Kay’s Bum Notes

★★★★☆<p>In musical comedy, there are two fine lines that one must be careful not to cross when it comes to singing. One mustn’t be too good a singer, …

Is it art? Hand-iwork

<b>Yes</b> – Deborah Lam<p>For those of you who are a bit squeamish, look away, take a deep breath, and then look again. An artist must suffer for his art, and …

Laughter is the best medicine

Not many of us will be able to say that we “sing smutty songs” for a living after we graduate, but musical comedian, Adam Kay, is part of a small …

What did the author mean?

photocredit: memegenerator.net<p>In Literature lessons across the world teachers ask again and again the immortal question: “What did the author mean?” …

Mining for iPods

photocredit: Daniel Strange<p>With performance artists like Pyotr Pavlensky nailing his scrotum to Red Square and Clayton Pettet losing his virginity in …

Review: Central Hall Musical Society Showcase

<b>Rating:</b> ★★★☆☆<p>Musical theatre always provides two kinds of entertainment – the actual performances themselves and the sadistic display of certain boys …

Review: After Ovid

photo credit: University of York<p><b>Rating:</b> ★★★★☆<p>Perhaps the word ‘opera’ dissuaded you from watching After Ovid because of what the word brings to mind: …

Genetics: the science of success?

In a recent article in The Guardian, Polly Toynbee responded to Dominic Cummings’ claim that genetics plays an important role in a child’s …

The 10 Commandments of Live and Loud

Credit: Agatha Torrance<p><b>1. Thou shalt not pre-drink on an empty stomach.</b><p>Getting slightly too drunk at half seven and then sobering up by getting food …

Why Dahl’s adult lit is under-rated

What do Matilda and a gruesome tale of a husband murderer have in common? Psychotic females certainly, but they were both also written by the same …