The Freedom of Social Altruism Vs. Selfish Social Conformism

Human lives are delicate things. Whilst we all might resemble each other biologically - in some form or another - we each create a...

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...

Restaurant review: Sakura Casual Dining, Holloway

Sakura (or Sakura Casual Dining, as its Facebook page refers to the restaurant) is, in its own words, "a newly opened restaurant serving fresh and delicious...

I am a Gay British Woman, but I am human first

There's no denying the fact that I carry a lot of labels. Female, British, Queer, Disabled... To name but a few. All of these...

Restaurant Review – Rubedo London

This is a review dedicated to extolling the virtues of simplicity.  If I sound like a broken record, it’s because so many restaurants are...

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....

Restaurant Review: Max’s Sandwich Shop, Crouch End, London

My son and I tried before to eat at Max’s sandwich shop once before, but due to the fact he had not checked opening times in advance...

Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Six – Longevity

I am now half way through an eleven month long tour, and I am really starting to feel it now. Before which I had...

Restaurant Review: El Gaucho, South Kensington

Just a word to the wise: El Gaucho is no relation to the Argentinian steak chain Gaucho, in case you were confused. I certainly confused...

The Gig Economy: Employment in the 21st Century

My old dad would never have clocked this trend. In his day you got a job and worked for the same company for the...