Let’s try a little experiment. First up, picture any of the following scenarios. Standing in the queue at the supermarket. Travelling in a train carriage. Buckled into a translatlantic flight (you choose the class) Sitting in the cinema, popcorn on your lap Driving along the A1 Everyone got their scenario
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On Wednesday night, I went to a whole new kind of event for me. It was very exciting, and I’m ashamed to say, the first time I had ever seen one live. I went to the Royal Festival Hall to hear Neil Gaiman read from his newly-published Norse Mythology. My
It’s been a few years now since I’ve had a job that has included the task of gathering and collating information from other people for the purposes of producing publicity. In the past, I have helped write copy for summer school brochures, written and edited descriptions for events guides, and
On 1st September, a little over a week from now, I’ll be going to my first Prom of the season. Yes, this might seem a little late… but, being somewhat hermit-like by nature – and particularly in the summer, when I’m tired and in need of a rest – it
There are some arguments, I am sure most of us agree, that are worth having over, and over, and over again. They are usually arguments about things that strike us as personally significant, important, pertinent: perhaps about education, parenting, the economy, segregation in all its forms, healthcare, and so on.
Last night, I went to see the musical Made in Dagenham at the Adelphi Theatre. I remembered the film very fondly, and if the songs turned out to be not all that memorable, the comic timing was superb (it’s worth it for Harold Wilson’s dance routine alone). Since I knew