WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 12 – If the worst should happen.

On 17 July 1915, Winston Churchill felt the need to sit and write the following letter, which was then sealed in an envelope marked: To be sent to Mrs Churchill in the event of my death. Do not grieve for me too much. I am a spirit confident of my rights. Death is only an … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 12 – If the worst should happen.

Theatre Review: Oresteia at Almeida (part of their Greeks season)

Summary from Almeida website: Orestes' parents are at war. A family drama spanning several decades, a huge, moving, bloody saga, Aeschylus' greatest and final play asks whether justice can ever be done - and continues to resonate more than two millennia after it was written. I have no idea where to start with this review … Continue reading Theatre Review: Oresteia at Almeida (part of their Greeks season)

Theatre Review: To Kill A Mockingbird – Barbican

Another production that is on a very well deserved second run, this version of To Kill A Mockingbird was first seen in the Regent’s Park open air theatre two years ago and has transferred brilliantly onto the Barbican’s main stage. I studied To Kill A Mockingbird for my GCSEs and although I could remember loving … Continue reading Theatre Review: To Kill A Mockingbird – Barbican

Monthly Musings for June 2015

Horribly late since I seem to be playing catch up with everything but my study schedule at the moment! However, they are now here, so yay!Counting the Blessings …There have been many. Mum and I had a truly wonderful girly holiday in Wells, the weather was excellent, as was the hotel (The Crown, of Hot … Continue reading Monthly Musings for June 2015

So we’ve got a trailer for the Sherlock Special …

And as I watched it, sniggering gently at That Hat and The Moustache, I realised that I am officially NOT BOTHERED about what happens in it, or where Mofftiss choose to take Series 4. More than that, I absolutely do not give a flying furball about any of the hype the BBC and Mofftiss are … Continue reading So we’ve got a trailer for the Sherlock Special …

Film Review: Mr Holmes

Summary (from IMDb): An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looks back on his life, and grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman.I was expecting to find this film difficult to watch because the thought of Sherlock Holmes with dementia is bad enough (I was unable to finish reading the book it was based on … Continue reading Film Review: Mr Holmes