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...

Restaurant Review – White Lion, London (N4)

You can spot the onset of new London gastropubs a mile off: the stripped back antique raw brickwork, the shabby chic vintage tables, ditto mirrors on...

Recipe – No Churn Mini Egg Ice Cream

This no churn Vanilla Ice Cream recipe doesn't require an Ice Cream Machine or any complicated equipment or methods - simply whip up the...

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: 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...

Restaurant review: The Greek Larder, Kings Cross

"We're going to the Greek Larder for your birthday treat," my other half texted to me,  "You'll like it - they change the menus every...

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...

Recipe: Christmas Gingerbread Men

Baking gingerbread is the perfect Christmas Eve activity. These gingerbread men are incredibly simple to make and would make a lovely gift and will...

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...

Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Two – Keep Playing

I'm pretty certain that every drama school comes equipped with that eccentric teacher who's main objective is to get you to 'keep playing'. In...