So apparently it's been a whole year since I've visited these parts. 'These parts' being WordPress. This is technically not true. I've dropped by occasionally. Sat in front of the computer, willing myself to write something for it to just... not happen. For a while I had excuses - I was abroad and then I … Continue reading A Year
Ultimately, I went into this play not sure what to expect. I came out delighted and wanting to see more. With so much negativity in the world, we need more of Bank Robbery's and Mischief's outrageous, bright and inventive brand of theatre. We need more comedy that is both simple and inventive, and this is exactly that. I'd go again in a heartbeat.
Everything I thought I hadn't got out of my university experience, I definitely did get and beyond. Mia in 2013 would never have expected to achieve half of what Mia in 2016 has. To be anything other than proud and grateful would feel disingenous. I definitely did make the right choice, and the impact of my university experience is still reaping benefits, for the time being, at least.
Tuesday morning I woke up to the news that the 96 deaths that occurred at the Hillsborough disaster were declared unlawful killings, and that the deaths were not the fault of Liverpool fans themselves. I had began to write a post on how the disaster and the campaign had a profound effect on my childhood in Merseyside, … Continue reading Hillsborough
NOT SPOILER FREE This month saw season two of ABC/Marvel's Agent Carter come to an end, and despite critical acclaim and a fanbase that cares deeply for the show and its characters, its dwindling ratings have once again left its future in doubt. The show follows SSR Agent Peggy Carter (portaryed by the excellent Hayley Atwell) … Continue reading Why we still need Agent Carter