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Creative Writing Culture Literature

The Inner Life of an Ordinary Closet

Everyday, closets are open and shut, with their doors swinging to the hurried push and pull gestures of the hands. I have always only cast cursory glances at my closet—always relegating it to the lowest rungs on the list of things that deserve my attention. Today, feeling particularly adventurous, I decided to look into it—only […]

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Fringe Theatre

Sandman

E.T.A Hoffman’s short story ‘The Sandman’ is a story full of intrigue, mystery and terror. The idea of a bird-like man who steals the eyes of children at night to feed his young will have children shivering in terror under their duvet covers. What was unexplored in Hoffman’s story, however, – and what is so […]