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Culturedarm’s Best of Culture 2015

Best Film While it came out in the middle of November in the USA, Birdman only received a wide release in the UK at the start of January, extending across Europe over the next couple of months. Despite all the acclaim the film went on to receive – culminating in its Best Picture triumph at the 87th Academy Awards –…

Culturedarm’s 2015 In Review

News & Politics In early December 2014, the Swedish government – a coalition headed by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven’s Social Democrats, who along with the Green Party took power with just 37.9% of the popular vote and 138 from 349 parliamentary seats – lost a budget vote, causing Löfven to call a snap election for March 2015. But just before the turn…

Culturedallroundman Becomes Culturedarm: A Name Change

Over the past couple of days I have changed the name and the domain of this website – or in hosting parlance ‘migrated’ – from ‘Culturedallroundman.com’ to ‘Culturedarm.com’. The new name is shorter and potentially more inclusive; and I was already using it for my Twitter, Instagram, YouTube accounts and more. As the ‘About’ section of the site now belatedly…

Culturedallroundman’s 2014 In Review

In March of 2014, Culturedallroundman.com reemerged after a winter spent in hibernation – during which time I had relocated from Amsterdam, and begun studying towards a PhD in literature at the University of York. Between March and the end of December, amid assorted other pieces on art and culture, the following articles pertained particularly to the year 2014. News and Politics Four…

A Redesign of My Various Tumblr Pages

A Redesign of My Various Tumblr Pages

Towards the end of last week, I revamped those various tumblr. pages which relate to this site. The ‘tumblr’ link in the menu at the top of the site serves as a gateway to these; and they are all linked at the very bottom of the site, in the section suitably headed ‘My Other Sites’. culturedarm serves to summarise and…

amsterdamarm: A Blog and a Guide to the City

amsterdamarm: A Blog and a Guide to the City

amsterdamarm Over the past couple of days, or really since the weekend, I’ve been working on a sort of hybrid, a cross between a blog which will consider daily life in Amsterdam, with an emphasis on art and culture, and a cultural guide to the city. The site is ready to ‘go live’, I think; and this post serves to recognise…