Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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...

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...

The only thing worse than death is a regret filled coffin

As a student who has just finished her first year at sixth form, it is without a doubt a relief to finally be on...

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

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

Mindfulness 101 – The Mindful Journal

Welcome to Mindfulness 101 – The series that introduces you to the ways and means to introduce mindfulness techniques into your lifestyle.  In recent years...

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 Nine – Networking

  Following up from Lesson Eight - Getting an Agent, I want to talk about another thing that causes a lot of stress among actors...

Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Eight – Getting an Agent

Let's talk about agents - and the worry that getting an agent is vital, and no acting career can begin or develop without one. It...

Panama Papers: is the game up for wealthy tax dodgers?

The largest cross-border journalism collaboration ever has uncovered a giant leak of documents from Mossack Fonseca, a global law firm based in Panama. Three...

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...