The Gemma Augustea by Kasia Middleton

The Gemma Augustea by Kaisa Middleton   Recently, as I was researching for an essay about associations between ancient politics and art, I came across a piece that I found fascinating. Regrettably, it didn’t make the final cut of my essay, which is why I’ve decided to make it the topic of this blog. The […]

Eurydice: Ancient and Modern. By Kasia Middleton

Eurydice: Ancient and Modern. By Kasia Middleton I was recently skimming one of my favourite poetry collections when I came across a piece I hadn’t read before. The collection in question was Duffy’s The World’s Wife and the poem was Eurydice. Poetry has always been something of a mystery to me- I have often found […]

Kasia Middleton explains Pompeian Wall Paintings

Pompeian Wall Paintings Pompeii is famed across the globe for its remarkable preservation, amusing graffiti, and lewd paintings. That said, if one visits the town, and a splash of colour greets the eye on entering a domus, the most we get out of it is usually marvelling at the paint’s vibrancy. The plethora of wall […]

Kasia Middleton blogs her critical reading of ‘Gorilla’ by Anthony Browne

A Critical Reading of ‘Gorilla’ by Anthony Browne Kasia Middleton   Here is a link to a reading of the book itself, including the illustrations:   Here is a PowerPoint of the scanned book: (if this doesn’t work please let me know and I can email over the file separately)   Gorilla by […]