Category Archives: Travel

Hampstead Modernism

I went on another walking tour, this time of 1930s architecture in Hampstead. We began with a lecture at Burgh House, a gracious Georgian mansion now a museum and coffee shop. Artistic talent n Hampstead long preceded the 1930s. John

Hampstead Modernism

I went on another walking tour, this time of 1930s architecture in Hampstead. We began with a lecture at Burgh House, a gracious Georgian mansion now a museum and coffee shop. Artistic talent n Hampstead long preceded the 1930s. John

SCP 25th anniversary

The twenty-fifth anniversary of the formation of the (Anglican) Society of Catholic Priests was held on Thursday 12 September 2019 in Southwark Cathedral. Member priests vest for the service. The bishops join us, including one of our own, Bishop Kate

SCP 25th anniversary

The twenty-fifth anniversary of the formation of the (Anglican) Society of Catholic Priests was held on Thursday 12 September 2019 in Southwark Cathedral. Member priests vest for the service. The bishops join us, including one of our own, Bishop Kate

‘The Doctor’

This was my first visit to the Almeida Theatre in Islington, but I am aware that many of their excellent plays transfer to the West End. This is a great play, but perhaps better suited to trendy Islington. Doesn’t Jeremy

‘The Doctor’

This was my first visit to the Almeida Theatre in Islington, but I am aware that many of their excellent plays transfer to the West End. This is a great play, but perhaps better suited to trendy Islington. Doesn’t Jeremy

Rushing through Russia

Before we left Moscow, and rushed off on a high speed train to St Petersburg, we inspected some of the transport infrastructure. There are several Tran lines, here travelling through a park on a dedicated corridor. The park itself has

Rushing through Russia

Before we left Moscow, and rushed off on a high speed train to St Petersburg, we inspected some of the transport infrastructure. There are several Tran lines, here travelling through a park on a dedicated corridor. The park itself has

‘The Son’

“Everything will be alright”. Of course it wasn’t to be and I do blame the parents completely. The story of an adolescent with mental health issues which come to the fore following his parents divorce and father’s remarriage. Written by

‘The Son’

“Everything will be alright”. Of course it wasn’t to be and I do blame the parents completely. The story of an adolescent with mental health issues which come to the fore following his parents divorce and father’s remarriage. Written by

Hansard – the play

I don’t want to give too much away about this excellent new play by Simon Woods, his first I understand. I absolutely loved it. I do hope he continues writing. Playing at the National Theatre. A two-handler starring Lindsay Duncan

Hansard – the play

I don’t want to give too much away about this excellent new play by Simon Woods, his first I understand. I absolutely loved it. I do hope he continues writing. Playing at the National Theatre. A two-handler starring Lindsay Duncan

‘Bitter Wheat’ – #metoo

This play at The Garrick Theatre started well. It was very amusing – a film producer in Hollywood lives a life centred entirely around himself. Acerbic, sarcastic, verbal, vile but amusing. His staff avoid conflict by obeying his every command,

‘Bitter Wheat’ – #metoo

This play at The Garrick Theatre started well. It was very amusing – a film producer in Hollywood lives a life centred entirely around himself. Acerbic, sarcastic, verbal, vile but amusing. His staff avoid conflict by obeying his every command,