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“Doesn’t just warrant your attention… commands it” – Mustard – Summerhall – Edfringe

We all have our coping mechanisms. Maybe you practice yoga and meditation, have a cup of tea and inhale a packet of biscuits, or you just take some deep calming breathes. When Eva’s feeling...

“Intelligent questions… having some fun with it” – 00 – Pleasance – EdFringe

The end of the world seems to edge a few degrees closer every year (or indeed every morning when you scroll through your newsfeed), but there was a time on the eve of the...

“Imaginatively demonstrative” – The Accident Did Not Take Place – Pleasance – EdFringe

I am going to begin this review by being honest; this review is not the truth. This review is an account of one person who sat in the 2nd Row of Pleasance Beside at...

iTri: Final Weeks

The Final weeks (6-7) In which I... Bricked it Asked myself the important questions Went the distance Weeks six and seven I have started to find my stride, in running especially I've made some leaps and bounds! Literally...

“An absurdist ‘Breakfast Club'” – Mega – Tristan Bates Theatre

Three women of apparent conviction introduce themselves on a stage bare but for a stool, lamp and a coat stand. Each has a clear role, accent, lighting state and agenda, but their surety fades...

iTri: Week 5: Run Happy!

In which I... - Run for fun - Swim with a new friend - Complete my first open water mile   If you had said to me just a couple of months - even weeks - ago that I...

“B-word and border busting” – BE Festival, Birmingham

The big 'B' may have been looming over 2019 but the 'B' word didnt stop BE Festival (Birmingham European Festival) from programming their 10th year of experimental European performance at the Birmingham Rep Theatre....

iTri: Week 4: Get Over it Week

In which I... Get over being sick and tired Take a dip with the ducks Wobble round the garden Week 4, 'rest week' has become the closest I have so far comfortably come to completing...

“Hard hitting new relevancy” – Othello Remixed – Omnibus Theatre

Othello Remixed at Omnibus Theatre – Othello’s transformation from respected to disgraced boxing champ packs not just a physical but an emotional punch in the latest Shakespeare ‘remix’ from the exceptional young people of...

iTri: Week 3: On Over-doing it

Week 3 in which I... Discover the cost of over-doing it Break the 5 mile marker Get some straight-up advice about nutrition Ignoring a sniffle at the start of this week, is a mistake that...