Snack Hacks – a definite hit in this spoonie’s house

I don’t review cookbooks as a general rule. Actually, as a general rule I don’t use cookbooks. My recipes come from long Saturdays and Sundays spent in the kitchen beside my mum or my grandad, or my own culinary experiments. If I really want to try something I might look up a recipe online occasionallyContinue reading “Snack Hacks – a definite hit in this spoonie’s house”

Sailing Somewhere – on a cruise ship with Suanne Braun

It’s always, and I do mean always, a treat to see Suanne Braun perform. Especially when you find yourself in an intimate theatre setting where you’re sat (unintentionally) in the front row, or on this occasion at one of the front tables by the maître d’.

The Cherry Orchard – Two hours of your life you won’t want back.

An intimate theatre setting is always going to be my favourite. Small audiences, close to the stage, no matter where’re you’re sitting, and that feeling of the fourth wall being so close that you literally are the fly on the wall (and for this drama student a throwback to the days of drama studios andContinue reading “The Cherry Orchard – Two hours of your life you won’t want back.”

#RileyParra Season 1 Episode 1 goes live on Tello

One episode into Riley Parra on tello and I’m already desperate for episode two. I’ve read the books so I already had my own take on the characters, but this show means a lot to me. Actually it means a LOT to me. And seeing the first episode so well executed actually had tears inContinue reading “#RileyParra Season 1 Episode 1 goes live on Tello”

Wolf’s Empire: Gladiator – a new contender in the epics of our day.

These are the signs that let me know I’m reading a good book: I wonder what the characters are up to when I’m doing stuff other than reading (i.e. the day job or cooking dinner). I dream about the characters. Taking time away from the book is heart-wrenching and guilt enducing. Wolf’s Empire: Gladiator, byContinue reading “Wolf’s Empire: Gladiator – a new contender in the epics of our day.”