Food & Drink Lifestyle

Miller and Carter

March 29, 2019

A little bit ago I ventured into Manchester with my family to watch Les Miserables at the Palace Theatre. It's been a show I've wanted to see for years and we finally got tickets this time around. Of course, we couldn't go in on an empty stomach. A recommendation from one of my mum's work friends sent us here, to Miller and Carter. I'm a sucker for scallops.…

Food & Drink Lifestyle Travel

London and Hamilton

March 22, 2019

Previously I've only been to London on organised visits with schools and colleges so you can imagine how little of the place I got to see. This past month after trying for ages we managed, somehow, to get tickets to watch Hamilton. Mine, and the worlds (it feels like) favourite musical. I couldn't believe it. Safe to say I was very weepy at that moment...and more so when…

Books Plays Reviews

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams

December 21, 2017

I've come to the conclusion that I just don't particularly enjoy reading plays. There was nothing wrong with Cat on a Hot Tin Roof but my god were there an awful lot of stage directions. Admittedly, that makes it a great play to analyse in academia but to read for pleasure no just no. It's incredibly disjointed reading a conversation between two characters to then have to read…

Books Plays Reviews

Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen

December 20, 2017

Yet another play I had to read for my Intro to Drama module this semester. I'd put Hedda Gabler firmly in the middle when it comes to my enjoyment of the plays I've read. I thought it was good but it wasn't my favourite. Hedda is a woman that doesn't fit with her time. She doesn't want to be told what to do and sees only one way…