Spectacular, Spectacular – Moulin Rouge The Musical Review

Rating: ★★★★★ Image is writer's own As an avid lover of musicals, I was so excited to hear that Moulin Rouge - The Musical was coming to The Piccadilly Theatre in London. The film version, starring Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman, won two Oscars, so I was interested and eager to see how it translated … Continue reading Spectacular, Spectacular – Moulin Rouge The Musical Review

Training Day

My mother stuck soap on the grooves of my teeth, purging my mouth of its sins, teaching me to taste my words before spitting them out. I did no such thing. Burnt by my tongue, I was fed whiskey and wine to keep my words sweet. “Your tongue can be a tool”, she said. “Learn how … Continue reading Training Day

Wahgwan

Why you killing your brothers? Violating your sisters? In a world like today, Where you can get paid  For shit like, watching video games. You’d rather be on the block, Licking shots; Carrying that shank, buning’ that dank, To look and act like your bad Or to shield from those that do. Wahgwan for yous? … Continue reading Wahgwan

Masculinity in distress – a review of Broken Lad

Rating: ★★ https://youtu.be/odig_SfRgRA Written by Robin Hooper and currently playing at the Arcola Theatre, Broken Lad is an examination of masculinity, father and son relationships, and morality. The new comedy touches upon these subjects, and more, as we learn about the lead character, Phil, and his failing stand-up comedy career. Set above a pub in … Continue reading Masculinity in distress – a review of Broken Lad

Returning to education after a decade – what is it like to be a mature student?

It’s a sunny Saturday in September and I am incredibly excited. It’s moving day. After ten long years of delays, I am finally able to start university. I’m going to have the whole experience. I’m going to live in halls, go to Freshers Week, join societies - I am so incredibly excited to be here. … Continue reading Returning to education after a decade – what is it like to be a mature student?

Candy Palace in Greenwich struggles to find its way around American suppliers

A new sweet shop in Greenwich struggles to find its way around suppliers, which there are very few of. Candy Palace, a gift shop turned sweet shop, relies on the limited American suppliers for their products. Afmad, who works in the store, says that since there are few suppliers they determine the rules and can … Continue reading Candy Palace in Greenwich struggles to find its way around American suppliers