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Whitechapel Gallery

Art / Performance / Talks / Films / Courses / Late Night Events Until this afternoon my opinion of the area of Whitechapel was not a great one. Having been to a couple of flat...

Thoughts on Thinking

It seems to me, these days, that in our daily lives we have become so obsessed with ‘doing’ that we are no longer thinking. The majority of our lives are filled with routine, with...

Great Expectations

We are in a perpetual balance of what is expected of us and what we expect of ourselves. I know a great deal of people who would contest this statement, believing they do not conform to other peoples...

Photoshop

I’ve been experimenting with Photoshop a lot lately, trying to get the best out of my photos from my recent trip to Peru  (Too many for 10 to do them justice, which is why you...

Gaming

Whilst I am an avid consumer of most sorts of media, video games is one format that has for years left me, for the most part, underwhelmed and disinterested. I love books, I love...

One Man Two Guvnors – Theatre Royal, Haymarket, December 2012

Is it a gig? Is it a play? Is it a musical..? Just one of the delight’s of the National Theatre’s  One Man Two Guvnors is that it is three nights rolled into one,...

Spent a weekend in Norway, such a beautiful country and a fascinating part of the world. Stayed in a little village not far out of Stavanger, in the South. Went for long walks in...

A Games that Lasts

I think nearly everyone, from what I can gather, enjoyed the Olympic period to some degree. Maybe you were cramming every available second with coverage from every available source, or just caught a gold...

The Place of the Arts in the Olympics

The Olympics are the world’s greatest showcase for sport, this is without contention. Hundreds of nations, thousands of contestants and billions of pounds making it the largest event of it’s and indeed any kind,...

Thinking Locally, Globally

On visiting the Olympic park yesterday evening, I enjoyed the experience but was left with a slightly sick, uneasy feeling in my stomach. I didn’t pin down precisely what it was, until I was...