Wednesday, February 22, 2017

CURRENT AFFAIRS

NHS Crisis: what the government can do to help

"The health service is in crisis."   That's what the papers and media outlets scream; all the pressure groups are pushing for your signatures, but...

Capitalist inequality paved the way for Brexit and Trump

2016 was certainly a year of political upheaval, with major events on both sides of the Atlantic and an apparent changing of the tide...

Theatre Review: Amadeus (National Theatre)

Amadeus By Peter Shaffer National TheatreReviewer: Andy Millward Taking on a production of the late and great Peter Schaffer‘s masterpiece Amadeus is an act of bravado, not something to be...

The Small Stagey Boy: To Be, or Not To Be

Welcome to a new regular series for The Daily Spectacle. This is a sister series to my Mindfulness 101 series which will soon be restarting....

LIFE

Mindfulness 101 – The Mindful Journal

Welcome to Mindfulness 101 – The series that introduces you to the ways and means to introduce mindfulness techniques into your lifestyle.  In recent years...

Restaurant Review: Rivington Bar & Grill, Shoreditch

Rivington Bar & Grill, Shoreditch British pub-style grub and regional specials in informal modern dining room. Weekend brunch in the gentrified East End has become an institution, an...

REVIEWS

Concert Review – Antonio Forcione & Adriano Adewale (606 Club)

I first saw the guitarist Antonio Forcione (an Italian living in London) shortly before my son was born - and my son is now nearly 18.  It was a...

Theatre Review – Pedro and The Captain (The Vaults)

Pedro and The Captain The Vaults, Waterloo Written by Mario Benedetti Directed by Miguel Hernando Torres Umba   Reviewer: Megan Mattravers A production of advocation, profound thought and discussion of...