Alison Edwards

Historian turned cultural heritage student, interested in politics, feminism, and literature.

Contributor’s Recent Activities

Wrapped Christmas presents in front of a lit tree
How early is too early for the Christmas celebrations to officially start?
Alison Edwards talks Boxing day sales and the transition from Bonfire night to Christmas. Here are the five dates that mark the beginning of Christmas celebrations...
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Selfies - why the hate?
A discussion of why selfie photos are seen to be narcissistic and frivolous, and a re-evaluation of their worth.
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Should you judge a book by its cover?
To judge or not to judge? Alison Edwards discusses the importance of a book's cover when choosing what to read.
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Review: Prom 67 by the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra
Alison Edwards reviews Prom 67, featuring the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra.
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Review: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
Alison Edwards reviews 'A Little Life' by Hanya Yanagihara.