For the record, I do not like puppet shows – not even when I was a kid – but Ronnie Burkett gets me every time! Last Friday’s show, Little Willy, was another masterpiece. I had my doubts for the first 30 min, but the performance just got better and better and funnier and funnier until […]
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How influencers take you somewhere that you thought you would never go!
I wonder how many people, like me, would have watched the movie ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ after hearing that both Ke Huy Quan and Michelle Yeoh won an award at the Golden Globes on Jan 10th. To be perfectly honest, it isn’t the fact that each actor received the recognition that enticed me to […]
“Theatre is the art form of the present: it exists only in the present, and then it’s gone.” – Simon McBurney
What is it about theatre that draws us all in? Well, maybe not all of us, but it sure gets me and always has. Growing up, my family wasn’t a very traditionally culturally active family, we more enjoyed sporting events and the gatherings of friends but we always went to at least one play a year. […]
Poignant & Sobering
We have all heard that travelling is the only thing that you buy that makes you richer and it’s so true! Travelling satisfies your curiosity on so many levels and after a journey of three weeks in the Balkan peninsula, we came back with vibrant memories, new friends and aspirational travel plans. What I wasn’t […]
If only we could all sing like Pink!
I write this, nearly 48 hours after the P!nk concert has ended and there’s still a ringing in my ears and I find myself humming her tunes all day long. I’ve always liked Pink’s music and most importantly her vocals but I had never considered myself a fan until….. the release of “Just give me a reason”. I […]