BBC4 is my cultural lifeline in lockdown 3

Well, here we are aagin: Let's not delve into how we got here, but we are. There is little cheer...

Book Review: Another You, Kirsten Hesketh

Another Us, Kirsten Hesketh, is focused around the loveable Emma and her family, which include...

Cultured Kids, December 2020 #62

Hello Cultured Kids! December is usually a month packed with back-to-back culture, but with the...
BBC4 is my cultural lifeline in lockdown 3

BBC4 is my cultural lifeline in lockdown 3

Well, here we are aagin: Let's not delve into how we got here, but we are. There is little cheer in these long, dark, cold nights, particularly when I can't brighten them with a trip to the theatre, ballet or an art gallery. But yet again, I am turning to the online...

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Book Review: Another You, Kirsten Hesketh

Book Review: Another You, Kirsten Hesketh

Another Us, Kirsten Hesketh, is focused around the loveable Emma and her family, which include three children, the middle of which is diagnosed with Aspergers in the opening pages. As her life becomes consumed with her son's diagnosis, she becomes equally fixated on a...

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Cultured Kids, December 2020 #62

Cultured Kids, December 2020 #62

Hello Cultured Kids! December is usually a month packed with back-to-back culture, but with the tier system in place, it's looking very different this year. However, theatres, museums and galleries are adapting, and becoming cover-safe, so here's hoping that Christmas...

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Christmas shows to see in London during Covid

Christmas shows to see in London during Covid

The arts have taken a battering during covid, with many venues on the brink of collapse. Thousands who worked within the industry are facing redundancy and financial hardship. However, those theatres in tier two and one, can now reopen, and following guidelines, are...

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When your teen thinks vaping is cool …

When your teen thinks vaping is cool …

As a young teen, I went to a birthday party. Me and my friends expecting a few cans of fizzy drink and some chocolate cake, what we got was the rebellious older sister, who was as cool as she was intimidating, handing us all our first cigarettes. Our tentative puffs...

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RMG Royal Observatory, visiting in Covid Times.

RMG Royal Observatory, visiting in Covid Times.

Lockdown took many things away from us: One being the ability to soak up all the culture London has to offer. When the announcement came that, with conditions museums and galleries could reopen, you could hear the collective sigh of relief! Museums and art galleries...

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