Visual Arts Blog

Top 10 Paintings | ‘Ophelia’ by Sir John Everett Millais

Based on the character from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Ophelia (1851–52) by Sir John Everett...Read more

Top 10 Paintings | 'Water Lilies' by Claude Monet

Monet produced countless works that are famed and treasured the world over, but the series of...Read more

Top 10 Paintings | 'Nighthawks' by Edward Hopper

To Americans Edward Hopper’s (1882–1967) art epitomises their country during a period of change in...Read more

Top 10 Paintings | 'The Persistence of Memory' by Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí was the most complex and possibly most controversial artist of the twentieth century....Read more

Music & Entertainment

Scotty Moore | Rock’n’roll Innovator

A little known legend died on 28 June 2016. Well, not as well known as he should have been,...Read more

David Jones to David Bowie | The Emergence of An Artist

As is the case with pretty much all stars, before the beautiful butterfly came the unremarkable...Read more

Leonard Cohen, The Early Years

Beautifully enigmatic, the unusual, intelligent songs of folk rock icon Leonard Cohen betray his...Read more

Celebrating Elvis' Birthday | Rock Icons

This Monday marked what would have been Elvis Presley’s 81st birthday. However, the passing of pop...Read more

Fantasy & Gothic

Gothic Fantasy: Successful Submissions | Dystopia Utopia; Swords & Steam

Continuing the successful format of our Gothic Fantasy deluxe hardcover anthologies, we’re...Read more

Gothic Fantasy: Successful Submissions | Murder Mayhem; Crime & Mystery

  Building on the success of last year’s Gothic Fantasy anthologies, deluxe hardcover editions...Read more

2016 Short Story Submissions

UPDATE: SUBMISSIONS are now CLOSED for Swords & Steam and Dystopia...Read more

Rituals, Pain and Egyptian Mummies – The Origins of Tattoo Art

Whilst tattoos take many forms, from the embarrassing to the funny, here at Flame Tree we’re most...Read more

Cooking & Lifestyle

6 Reasons to Opt for a More Plant-Based Diet This Year | Expert Advice

The health benefits of plant-based diets are well reported, but there are also other advantages for...Read more

Sourcing the Best Healthy Ingredients | Expert Advice

It’s the first week back at work for most of us, and the ardour behind those New Year resolutions...Read more

Chilli Roast Chicken | Simple Recipes

Well, quite frankly we're stuffed. As in, we ate a lot of food over the Christmas break. No doubt...Read more

A Couple of Fun Family Projects | Made Easy

Hopefully as we get closer to Christmas, you may find some free time to spend with your young...Read more