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Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Hair – The Vaults


It’s always a very different experience seeing a show on stage for the first time that you already know inside out. And Hair, for me, wasn’t just the usual case of being able to sing the entire soundtrack inside out.
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Thursday, 4 January 2018

New Zealand: Day Trips from Hamilton


My 2016 superhuman blogging self, who used to churn out four blog posts a week, would be less than impressed to know that seven months after my trip to New Zealand I still haven't finished my blog posts, but here we are. 

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Sunday, 31 December 2017

2017 Favourites


After Christmas dinner and all the festive fun, one of my favourite things about this time of year is the influx of roundup posts and top pick lists that flood the internet. As always, my favourites are mostly films, TV shows, books and productions that were released or opened during the year, however some were things I finally managed to catch up on in 2017. Thank you, Netflix.

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Thursday, 16 November 2017

A Year in Music: 5 Album Picks


This year, my blog has been quite low on music content, not by any conscious decision. It’s been a busy one, and in the same way that I haven’t had the time to write as many blog posts as I would like, I haven’t spent as much time discovering new music. But that’s not to say that music hasn’t been a big part of my year; I listen to hours of music on a daily basis. 

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Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Of Kith and Kin – Bush Theatre


There’s a lot crammed into Of Kith and Kin's 100 minutes. Chris Thompson covers issues of friendship, family and relationships, of legality and ethics, and of sexuality, masculinity and domestic abuse, packaged into three distinct acts.
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Sunday, 17 September 2017

Five Guys Named Moe – Marble Arch Theatre


Five Guys Named Moe is a 1990 musical based on the music of Louis Jordan, a musician and songwriter often crowned the king of jazz, who had a huge influence on music genres such as Rhythm & Blues and Rock & Roll.
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Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Review: Wildest of All - P. K. Lynch

n.b. This image contains a proof copy, not the final cover of the book

Any book that begins with a death is likely to follow with dark and turbulent chapters, and P. K. Lynch certainly doesn’t shy away from this in Wildest of All. The novel isn’t just about the impact of a death on the family, but the way in which a family falls apart when the one person that tied it all together is gone.

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