Getting to Know Palma

Some might think that your best friend going to study abroad for a year would put a spanner in the works in terms of having a catch up, I certainly did when I found out Carys was jetting off to Berlin last summer. Ironically we’ve actually seen more of each other living in two different…

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical (*****)

Last night I had the absolute pleasure of watching Showstopper! The Improvised Musical at The Other Palace. This is an unusual one to review considering no two audiences will ever watch the same show, but I’m going to give it my best try!

Warner Bros Studio Tour – London

Having lived in London for most of my life, I’ve always taken for granted what an incredible city it is. Lately I’ve been trying to be more of a tourist in my own city and have been exploring some of the sights I walk past every day. Just before Christmas I took a trip to…

Violet (****)

Based on Doris Betts’ novel The Ugliest Pilgrim, Violet is set in North Carolina, 1964, and follows the story of Violet Karl, a young woman with a facial disfigurement from her childhood on a quest to find her miracle and finally be healed.

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…