Review – Living Spit’s A Christmas Carol


We all know the tale of Ebeneezer Scrooge and his wicked ways as well as we know there will be a family fallout over Christmas dinner. We’ve heard it a hundred times, from actors ranging from Alastair Sim to Michael … Continue reading

Review: Red Rope Theatre’s Dracula at Arnos Vale


Walking up the dark and misty moonlit path to Arnos Vale’s Anglican Chapel, past silhouetted graves and toward the light, you can’t help but be in the mood for horror. There could hardly be a better place to immerse yourself … Continue reading

Don’t let growing up ruin your dreams – Bristol Lit Fest Launch Logic


STOP DAYDREAMING AND CONCENTRATE After Primary School, lets face it, the fun is over. High school means you have to work out how to act like a grown up, or at least learn the ability to pretend convincingly you’re a grown … Continue reading

Small Stories presents Bristol Festival of Literature Launch Party!


Small Stories presents: The Bristol Festival of Literature Launch Party Oct 17th, 8.00pm – late at Watershed Café Bar @smallstorybris  #BristolLitFest15 Can you hear the truth? The modern world is full of words. It’s hard to cut through the noise. From … Continue reading

Castles made of Sand – The practical value of IA & UX (and how to explain it to clients)


  I took on a project recently that I am pretty excited about. I’m working for a start-up company with some incredibly clever aerospace engineers who’ve invented a new type of torque coupling (see slides for an image!) which is … Continue reading

Review: The Paper Cinema (Puppet Fest)


Think back to when you were a small child, to a time when you could create exciting worlds of adventure and menace simply with your imagination. The earth was too big to contemplate, and so the tiny intricacies of your … Continue reading

Divisive politics are dangerous – why marching felt like the ‘right’ thing to do


On June 20th, I went on my first protest march – the People’s Assembly Anti Austerity March in London. I have previously blogged about my concerns about the conservative party in the UK under Cameron, mainly in terms of the … Continue reading

5 tips for success from aspirational young professionals who made it


Did you click that? I knew you would. That’s because I work in marketing. Marketers and PR people can and will try to sell you anything. Half the time, you won’t even notice. You’ll think you read or listened to whatever … Continue reading

Theatre review – Muscovado @Alma Tavern


An unflinchingly big topic for an unfeasibly small stage, it’s hard to do BurntOut Theatre’s Muscovado the justice it deserves in a short review. Playwright Matilda Ibini transports us to the sugar-cane plantations of Barbados during the dying throes of slavery, with the … Continue reading

Theatre Review – Under the Dark Moon @Bristol Old Vic


Sinister, tragic and hopeful in equal measure, Under the Dark Moon sees Bristol’s wonderfully creative Invisible Circus leading us on an adventure through our fears. Read more in Bristol 24/7…