The Life And Loves Of Jet Tea – a review

Jet Tea is a man plagued by the twenty-first century. Stuck in a series of jobs which don’t really do justice to the years of ability he has built up, and dumped by the first real love of his adult life, he bounces from pillar to post, and pub to pub, trying to find love […]

How to solve a problem like the Goth Detectives

Last night I was lucky enough to visit the Royal Albert Hall for one of the Teenage Cancer Trust gigs curated by bumbling, coarse hero of the north, Noel Gallagher. The night in question was one of comedy, notably pegged as a show by the Goth Detectives; the collective term for Russell Brand and Noel […]

Abbey Road Studios.

I am not a religious man. Tonight I had the closest thing I can compare to what I imagine a religious experience to be. There were no choirs of angels. There were no pearly gates or elephant gods or laughing golden buddhas. There was just a converted house in North London with a zebra crossing […]

The Bell Jar.

Last night I finished Plath’s only novel. It was my first dalliance into her world aside from the poetry Kate sometimes frequents upon my ears. It was an incredible book, dark and terrifying in places but with an excellent sense of humour. Plath’s barely fictional Esther Greenwood is a surprisingly forward-thinking and empowering character considering […]

Searching For Sugar Man – an almost review.

It takes an awful lot for a film to stick with me. Recently I’ve been watching more films than a cinema projectionist. I don’t want you to think I’m complaining. I love being a journo, I love freelancing. I love film. A couple of weeks ago I received Searching For Sugar Man from LoveFilm. I […]

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – a review

Last night I was fortunate enough to go and see the first in The Hobbit trilogy. I should point out now that there was only ever one book of The Hobbit and that this one book has been divided by Jackson into three films. I state this because last night my friend and dance guru […]