The Spring issue of Razz My Berries Magazine is now available free to download! Click the link below to view. (For best viewing we recommend right clicking ‘save-as’ and saving as a pdf. When opening on your computer, right click, select ‘page display preferences’ and choose ‘Two-Up Continuous’ for amagazine format.) Razz Issue 6: Love and Lost Continue reading online launch of spring issue
Mslexia Poetry Competition… The deadline is fast approaching for the annual Mslexia women’s poetry competition. Think you have what it takes? 1st Prize: £2,000 plus a week at the idyllic poets’ retreat of Cove Park and a mentoring afternoon with the editor of Poetry Review. 2nd Prize: £400 3rd Prize: £200 20 other finalists receive £25 each All winning poems will appear in issue 51 of Mslexia, published in … Continue reading calling all female poets!
Razz came across Amy Borrell when perusing the internet for pretty pictures. We thought we’d share some of her delightful illustrations with you. Take a look at more of her work on her website. You can buy prints from her website too! Ellie x Razz Editor 2010/11 Continue reading bedknobs and birdcages
Here a submission by Razz writer Nadine Sammy that fitted perfectly with the spring issue’s themes of love and lost, but unfortunately we couldn’t fit it into the magazine: My darling, Sorry I didn’t send you a letter last week but I was especially busy, I hope you know that I thought of you at every second. I have some terrible news, my Uncle Tristan … Continue reading love and lost letter
Transport for London finds almost 200,000 lost items on the tube each year. Books are the most misplaced item, shortly followed by umbrellas, coats and half eaten sandwiches etc. Strangely, amongst the sea of commonplace items lost by our capital’s commuters, many aspiring artists have also left their artwork on London’s public transport. This lost and unclaimed artwork is now being exhibited in London in … Continue reading missing artist
The Waterstones’ Picture This competition for the best new picture illustrator is making another comeback this year! One lucky unpublished illustrator will get to illustrate the award winning Michael Morpurgo’s remake of the nation’s most loved fairytale… So what is the nation’s favourite fairytale? Are you stickler for the Three Little Pigs? Maybe you’ve got a soft spot for Cinderella and her prince charming? Perhaps … Continue reading picture this?
For my birthday I was bought the above poster, it has now hung in my room since the beginning of term and has become somewhat of a talking point for our house. We’ve hovered around it frequently, attempting to pick our favourite heart (or set of hearts… we’re an indecisive bunch). But having settled on a favourite I wondered if there was actually more choice … Continue reading Monday Hearts for Madalene – beautiful art with a beautiful story.
Who knew there was a market for bookshelf porn? But indeed there is. I recently came across two websites featuring bookshelf porn and bookcase porn. Initially, I was worried about what my eyes would be subjected to if I clicked on the link. I was imagining these sites to be places for those with “unique” sexual interests to satisfy their love for book cases and … Continue reading bookshelf porn…
Here are two pieces we just didn’t have space for in our spring issue, both exploring the process of trying to find your way at university. Anna Holden- A second year persepctive Lost in the makings of ourselves How many people can honestly say that they know exactly what they want to do when they leave university? I am one of the many that simply … Continue reading lost at university
Here is poem written by next year’s Creative Editor, Greg Hoare. A cottage by the hillside; Thatched roof and the polished doorframe Set in chiselled walls; White in the afternoon sunlight. Baking bread and the smell Of Italian spices hanging in the drawn Brown curtains; The chimney like a cancer patient Coughing black into the Clear sky. The man’s leather hands groping A brass doorknob, … Continue reading cottage by the hillside