After some high drama that involved being evacuated from Holborn because ofÂ a fire, I headed down to Farringdon to watch some films about cycling with my cycling buddies, to get us in the mood for the spring/summer sportif season. I never thought it would come to this, and was […]
So, came across this story on the BBC today, rather late to the game as usual. However, better late than never. The clips had me in stitches. The original interview storyÂ of Las Paelleras is funny enough and yet… more creative mischief making individuals with a talent for spoofing came […]
Happy International Women’s day! Sadly it’s still necessary for Women around the world to campaign and fight to end violence against them. To this end Million Women Rise still needs to happen. The march in central London yesterday went off without incident. This despite the lack of any policing of […]
During these past few weeks encompassing Christmas break and enforced house arrest due to incapacity (don’t ask), I’ve rediscovered the pleasures of lolling about on my sofa watching stuff on a screen or listening to the radio for extended periods. Thanks to box sets of The Sopranos, Orange is the […]
Now I used to play a bit of footie meself, but in all my playing days never saw a goal as great as this one. Kudos that woman, and let’s hope she gets the vote for Fifa’s goal of the year – t’would be well deserved!
The House That Will Not Stand is a fantastic piece of theatre that puts you through an emotional wringer. Humorous, sad, anger and thought provoking, the story is set in early 19th Century New Orleans, during a period of French rule. A wealthy white man dies, leaving a black matriarchal […]