Day: May 31, 2017

My Life as a Courgette: Film Review

My Life as a Courgette: Film Review

Setting a film in an orphanage, one expects a tale filled with suffering. My Life As A Courgette is a creative accomplishment, managing to be heartwarming and light, even when it’s touching upon the dark subject matter of childhood pain and abandonment. This beautifully animated film is based on a ...

The Belarus Free Theatre’s Kitchen Revolutions

The Belarus Free Theatre’s Kitchen Revolutions

With change or revolution comes a breakdown in convention and relationships between things have to be re-established and new narratives invented. I get this from reading journalist and broadcaster Paul Mason’s Wtf is Eleni Haifa? inspired by Viginia Woolf’s argument with Arnold Bennett who believed that after WW1 writers could ...

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Beer of the Week – Meantime Tea ‘N Biscus

Brewed: Greenwich, London Strength: 4.5% ABV Founded at the turn of the millennium in a small flat in Greenwich by Brew Master Alastair Hook and some like minded friends, Meantime has since become one of the leading breweries in the British Craft Beer revolution. Having set up their state-of-the-art brewery in 2010, just a ...

Stormzy says Vote Labour…. apparently

Stormzy says Vote Labour…. apparently

Cheeky Jeremy Corbyn supporters are attempting to drum up votes by printing leaflets which say "Stormzy says vote Labour". The leaflet, handed out in Croydon, south London, claims the Tories hold 165 votes adding that "even you're dad's got more Facebook friends". It was shared by Labour activists thousands of ...

Women ‘damned either way’ on maternity leave

Women ‘damned either way’ on maternity leave

Women are judged negatively if they choose to take maternity leave – and if they don’t – new research suggests. In a study of workers’ attitudes, mothers who took time off to care for babies were seen as less committed and competent at work. Meanwhile, those who continued working were ...