Left of Cool abandons the respectable and the popular, and turns its gaze to the odd and wonderful.
One of my favourite facts about Britain is that its largest remaining native carnivore is the badger. This is not to disparage badgers or their abilities (a simple internet search will lead several st
Watching the trailer for the rather abysmal-looking Jurassic World we all agreed that the only thing that might have redeemed it for us was for the dinosaurs to have had feathers. Naturally they did n
There's a particular kind of light I associate with memories of childhood — a sort of mellow golden glow that is probably the result of the time of day one would spend out (after school and a certai
Crayons give you power. This is something of which Harold, the protagonist of Crockett Johnson's 1955 book Harold and the Purple Crayon, is well aware. Harold is able to create around himself the worl
Jeanette Winterson's Sexing the Cherry begins with her protagonists, the Dog Woman and her adopted son Jordan, attending the unveiling of a new exotic fruit, bought to England by the explorer Thomas J