Where Are They Now – Danielle Desouza

What did you study and when did you graduate? I studied History and I graduated in July 2019. What did you do as a CEN8 volunteer? I started off as a helper at the music workshops on Saturday mornings, during my first year at university (2016). Then, I switched to writing a column for the…

Persuasion by Jane Austen – a Review by Isabelle Feilchenfeldt

For anyone who enjoys a classic love story between a smart young heroine and her suitor, I would recommend any one of Jane Austen’s novels. For me she is one of the greatest authors of all times, writing about independent women when this was very uncommon. Whilst her most famous novel is Pride and Prejudice…

New Year's Eve Traditions by Isabelle Feilchenfeldt

NEW YEAR’S EVE TRADITIONS It’s that time of the year again. Christmas has just passed, and New Year’s Eve is approaching. And whilst fireworks are fairly typical all across the world, many countries have their own New Year’s Eve traditions. Whilst Brazilians colour code their underwear, Germans melt their lead and the Spaniards eat their…

Javeria Khan – The Trance Collection

Artist, Goldsmiths student & CEN8Gold Volunteer, Javeria Khan, showcases her recent collection “Trance” and gives a brief introduction to her art and work methodology. I began sketching as a childhood hobby. I would dream up love stories and create a story board for them. My mother encouraged me and I became the best Art student…

Paul Auster's Novel 4321

A review by Isabelle Feilchenfeldt When I was confronted with Paul Auster’s almost 900-page long novel, I dreaded the thought of starting it due to its length. And yet, I almost cried when finishing it within a week as I was devastated by the thought of it ending. 4321 by Paul Auster is one of…

The Magic of Stardust by Hazel Meades

Neil Gaiman’s work has been produced and adapted into so many forms that Hazel couldn’t help but return to his work for her final CEN8 adaptation article.