Tuesday, July 25, 2017

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Thanks to the DUP, the Tories have located the “Magic Money...

It was one of the Tories' favourite soundbites during the General Election campaign, we couldn't afford to give the likes of nurses a much-needed...

General Election Reflections: a gamble gone wrong

Oh my, what a few days this has been.  Our expectations of British politics have, if not been turned upside down, then certainly they...

Theatre Review: Travesties (Apollo Theatre)

Travesties By Tom Stoppard Apollo Theatre Reviewer: Andy Millward Travesties is, typically for our greatest artistic import from the then Czechoslovakia via India, Sir Tom Stoppard (aka Tomáš Straussler), a dazzling achievement.  It...

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...

LIFE

Mindfulness 101 – The First Mindful Steps

Welcome back to another instalment of "Mindfulness 101", the series where I give hints and tips, document my own experiences and help educate on introducing...

Zero Hours Contracts: Time to abolish the life of constant insecurity...

Yesterday was one of the worst days of my life: my employer told me with no prior warning, and halfway through a shift, that...

REVIEWS

Review – People, Places and Things

People, Places and Things Headlong Theatre The Dorfman Theatre, Stage Door Avenue, London Written by: Duncan Macmillan Directed by: Jeremy Herrin Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom You know it's a winner when...

Restaurant Review – The Black Pig With White Pearls, Stoke Newington

The Black Pig With White Pearls Stoke Newington Traditional Spanish small plates in a cosy candlelit venue with funky decor and flamenco soundtrack. Reviewer: Andy Millward The Black Pig...