A sampling of the dessert-y things at the tea party (Photo: CN traveller)If you've never had afternoon tea, here's what you need to know: it's a small and expensive meal that English people serve to foreigners.NB: Some people here refer to their d...
A sampling of the dessert-y things at the tea party (Photo: CN traveller)If you've never had afternoon tea, here's what you need to know: it's a small and expensive meal that English people serve to foreigners.NB:
I saw Mike Birbiglia's show 'My Girlfriend's Boyfriend' on Tuesday night. It's a masterclass in storytelling performance. And as funny as most anything I've seen. Honest and painful, with act-outs, anecdotes and asides, shifting back
Just a couple of days ago the newest footsoldier in the Chatsworth Road gentrification brigade opened: Creperie du Monde. As a hang out it gets five stars: the decor is an outstanding refit of the
Image CreditChiara and I went out for a walk the other day, and ended up at the vegan cafe not too far from our place. It's a good thing we did, because it was awesome.
I saw a lot of shows in Edinburgh - some were brilliant, some were good, and some were terrible. I also learned how important reviews are to the performers. It's a crowded field in Edinburgh
ImagelinkFlight of the Conchords: a couple of Kiwis who share a dry sense of humour and a bunch of funny songs. Pretty much a novelty coffee shop/fringe act.So how come they rocked Wembley so hard?I
ImagelinkCan arts criticism as a writing discipline be taught in a university setting? One should hope so. Particularly if it is being taught to a room of Professional Writing MA students.Or, to be more specific,
LinkSnarkmarket and Revelator Press have designed a theoretical New Liberal Arts course book. It's a timely idea, extremely well executed. Revelator explains on their blog:"New Liberal Arts, a Snarkmarket/Revelator Press collaboration, is the beginning of
Image from Wannabes flickr My wife and I went to see the band Why? at the Botanique. Why, you might ask. That's not very funny, I would reply. My only regret was missing Volcano!, the