Never playing Hamlet – The Quarter-life Crisis

"It's the "what am I doing with my life" feeling. It's the feeling that you should have achieved more by now. Feeling that your best years are fading away. Knowing what you want, but not having the foggiest idea of how to make it happen. It's not knowing where to push yourself next for the best. Not wanting to settle for less than you think you're worth. The burden of societal expectations. Fear of failure."

100 Years on – The Battle of Verdun

February 21, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Verdun - the longest battle of the Great War, fought...

Trained Actor, Still In Training – Lesson Ten – Realising Your Dream

I have now been out of drama school for exactly one year. And so I have decided to conclude this series with what is...

Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Four – Dealing with Homesickness

The most common jobs for young actors fresh on the scene are touring jobs. If you get a touring job in England, it can...

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 One – Professionalism

Acting - they say it's like driving a car. First, you learn how to pass your driving test. Then you become a good driver...

Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Five – Dealing with Cabin Fever

In lesson four I gave some tips on dealing with homesickness whilst on tour. Lesson five is a similar issue. I'm currently touring around the...

Restaurant review: Sutton & Sons, Stoke Newington

There's a new kid in town in the East London fish and chip market. Everyone is raving about Salt & Vinegar, so my sources tell...

Recipe – Gluten Free Maple and Pecan Granola

Get your day off to a good start with this quick and easy maple and pecan granola recipe - perfect for those of you...

Exam results aren’t the be all and end all

25th August 2016 was the day students from around the country that sat their GCSE exams received their results. With exam results it could always...