The month ahead: January

After a crazy end to 2018, my new year gets off to a relatively relaxing start in comparison while my body and my bank balance recover, but I still have quite a few exciting things planned. Here are a few of the shows I’m looking forward to this month and books I will be reading... Continue Reading →

New Year, New Goals

It’s the start of a brand new year, a time when many people make resolutions for the months ahead: lose weight, get fit, write that novel, go travelling etc., etc. But this year I’ve decided to forget about the traditional resolutions (mainly because all thoughts of a diet flew out of the window the moment... Continue Reading →

Review: The Friendship Cure by Kate Leaver

In a world filled with a seemingly endless stream of bad news, everyone needs a little pick-me-up from time-to-time, and The Friendship Cure is there to do just that. This self-described “manifesto for reconnecting in the modern world”, written by London-based journalist Kate Leaver, explores modern friendships through a combination of social science, personal stories... Continue Reading →

Review: Speeches of Note, Emmanuel Centre

Visitors to London’s Emmanuel Centre were in for a treat on Monday night at the how to: Academy’s latest event, Speeches of Note. Following in the footsteps of its well-known cousin Letters Live, where a selection of significant historical letters are brought to life by a host of celebrities, Speeches of Note celebrated the power... Continue Reading →

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