The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

World War II is a hugely important part of history, particularly in Germany, and whilst I was in Berlin I figured it was important to learn as much as I could about it, and acknowledge what actually occurred all those years ago.

Mary Poppins Returns (****)

Creating a sequel to a movie as widely beloved as the original Mary Poppins is no small undertaking. Her iconic red shoes are an enormous challenge to fill, however Emily Blunt surpasses all expectations and, whilst respecting and paying tribute to Julie Andrews’ original portrayal, makes the role her own.

True West (****)

Set in the 1980s, this twisted comedy of sibling rivalry sees Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn playing brothers pitted against each other in a bid to achieve their American dream.

The Berliner Dom and Brandenburg Tor

I visited the Berliner Dom and the Brandenburg Tor on my first full day in Berlin, so I’d not completely got to grips with navigating through the city yet and ended up getting off at the wrong train stop (despite Carys’ comprehensive instructions to me that morning, which went in one ear and straight out…

A Long Weekend In Berlin

Berlin was unlike any city I’ve been to before. The clearest way I can think of describing it is as thought you’re stepping straight back in time. There was a real 90s era feel to the city in terms of clothing, architecture etc. and for a while I was unsure whether I loved or hated…

The Kind Worth Killing – Paul Swanson (4 stars)

The Kind Worth Killing was a chance read for me. Having picked it up in a charity shop whilst browsing, I was forced to buy it by a friend that spotted me and wouldn’t let me return it to the shelf. All I can say is I’m glad she insisted; this was one of the…

Pride London and the World Cup

Having lived in London all my life, I’m the first to admit that despite being one of the most incredible cities in the world, it has a certain stigma for being grey, grumpy and gloomy a lot of the time, which is why the events of the past few weeks have been so baffling to…