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Television: A Tribute to Sherlock Holmes

The name is Sherlock Holmes and the address is 221b Baker Street. Our beloved characters Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Dr John Watson (Martin Freeman) make a massive come back to our screens with new cases to be solved. The Sherlockian family had been expecting the arrival of Season 4 impatiently for the last 3 …Read More

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From Cape Town With Love…

Cape Town: a city that is stunning from the sky to the sea. This city is steeped in so much history from all around the world, and it’s this that makes Cape Town totally unique and rich in culture.  It’s known as the ‘mother city’ due to its crucial role in South Africa’s history. I …Read More

The vibrant culture of Cape Town

Theatre Review: 3BUGS Presents: Pysche

In a world where January seemed never-ending, deadlines were looming and Donald Trump had just become the President of the USA, there was a desperate need for some glitter, magic and light relief in all our lives. As we stumbled into a transformed dance studio of the Guild for the final night of ‘Psyche’, a …Read More

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Travel Review: From Sydney with Love

Why do I love Sydney? It’s probably more to do with my love of Australia in general. Sydney is somewhere everyone wants to go and if you don’t want to go there then you are probably lying to yourself. Sydney is undeniably glamourous. With its collection of beaches, shopping, bars, events and numerous things to …Read More

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Review: Alexander Zeldin’s ‘Love’ at the Birmingham REP

‘Love’ sold out in its run at the National’s Dorfman theatre, but audiences have another chance to view Alexander Zeldin’s latest play now that it is playing at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre – and it’s not to be missed. The 90-minute play is a beautifully compassionate, pain-stakingly detailed look into the lives of families living …Read More

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Review: School of Rock the Musical

Over Christmas, I had the pleasure of going to see one of my favourite films of all time adapted into a stage show – ‘School of Rock the Musical’ at the New London Theatre. Being a hard-core fan of the movie, I was a little sceptical about the idea to transform this classic film, starring …Read More

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Film Review: Passengers

The passengers aboard the Avalon space ship are flying across space, asleep in hibernation pods to embark on a 125-year journey to their new world, Homeland II.  The plot begins when one of the pods malfunctions and Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) wakes up ninety years too early.  He finds himself alone with only a robot …Read More

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Food Review: 1847 Modern Vegetarian

Being a vegetarian (and now vegan) can often be annoying when it comes to looking at places to go out for dinner. When going out with my non-veggie/vegan friends, I’m often swamped with the same choice of a generic vegetable pasta dish or some fancied up piece of salad. Despite the choice being adequate and …Read More

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Travel Review: From St Petersburg with Love

There is no other prominent symbol of Eastern Europe than Russia. It’s not your usual trip to say the least but it will be an experience. Although Moscow is the capital city I say pick St Petersburg over it any day with its elegance and colourful streets that will amaze you. The biggest shock, especially …Read More

Aerial view of Saint Petersburg from Saint Isaac's Cathedral

La La Land – Review

La La land is an original musical written and directed by Damien Chazelle. It took him 6 years to write the screenplay, cast actors, find the right crew and finally direct it. Chazelle and Justin Hurwitz, who is the music composer on this film, always had a dream to make a musical together since they …Read More

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