How not to be Biphobic

As I write this, the spellcheck on my document is telling me the word ‘biphobic’ does not exist. Despite how much this irritates and...

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...

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...

Self-Love Spelt Out – All You Need This Valentine’s Day

So it's here again, the day of mass consumerism just in order to express love to our nearest and dearest. But I want to...

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 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...

Cold is The New Cool: A take on why empathy is so unfashionable

The world that we live in today is a mess. This rock that we all call home is slowly transforming into a hostile wasteland...

Trained Actor, Still In Training – Lesson Three – Self Discipline

For today's lesson, I'll be using a very specific example from my personal experience. When I was at drama school, there was one note I...

Creative Minds: Mental health on (and off) the stage

In recent years there has been a growing focus on building and maintaining spaces that are open and supportive of mental health issues, and so...