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June 2015

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Being Freelance and Fitting It All In

I’m about a billion blog posts behind at the moment. My drafts folder has about eight thousand half finished posts in (and obviously when I say half finished, I mean a blank post with a title). I’ve been  to some bloody brilliant events and happenings recently but am struggling to find the time to write them up, mainly because for once in my life, my work schedule has just gone mental. I mean I AM SO BUSY. Being freelance has many pros and cons, (one massive pro being that I’m punching this  ...

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Acting, Culture, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

Bend it Like Beckham- Phoenix Theatre

A couple of weeks ago I had a jaunt down to the Phoenix Theatre to catch the latest screen-to-stage adaption to hit the West End (on that, by the way, WHY HAS NO-ONE ADAPTED ‘HOOK’ FOR THE STAGE YET?! COME THE FUCK ON WORLD). Yes, Bend It Like Beckham is the latest movie to received the MT treatment and has landed at the Phoenix Theatre with all it’s bhangra and footballs firmly in place. I met up with Rebecca, Michaela, Wilma and assorted other  ...

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Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Lifestyle, London, Restaurants and bars, West-End

Afternoon Tea at Kettner’s

I’m having a bit of a love affair with Kettner’s in Soho at the moment ever since I went for dinner a few weeks ago. The whole ambience of the place completely lured me in, with its sumptuous private dining rooms, velvet soaked nooks and crannies to snuggle into and the strains of big band jazz tickling my ears. The excellent Happy Hour menu probably has something  to do with it too. I was invited to have afternoon tea with Sarah who is currently painstakingly researching the  ...

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Culture, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

Michael Morpurgo on War Horse at the New London Theatre

Yesterday I wrote about The Play That Goes Wrong being the perfect show to take reluctant theatre-goers to due to the guaranteed belly laughs. As a more serious option, the other go-to choice I recommend whenever people ask me what THE RUDDY HELL to see, is always War Horse. I’m yet to meet anyone that’s seen War Horse who doesn’t speak about the show without going a bit gooey and misty-eyed. It’s just beautiful. The story of young Albert who follows his beloved  ...

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