Monthly Archives: January 2019

‘Skylight’ at The Loft Theatre Leamington Spa

Last night I spent a smashing evening at The Loft Theatre in Leamington watching ‘Skylight’ by David Hare. Although the subject matter, Middle-Class Angst, is not dear to my heart, it was a brilliantly acted and directed piece. For the … Continue reading

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Disgusted of Stratford upon Avon

In an effort to quell (‘quell’ – there’s a word you don’t see very often) my anger I found myself having to take a swift walk around the river (me – in my state of health). ‘’Why, gentle writer?’, I … Continue reading

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You know what you can do with your Chinese Peony Pavilion…

Interesting to note that when I searched for ‘Stratford upon Avon’s Chinese Pagoda’ all I got was a list of eating houses. Of course what I should have searched for was ‘Stratford upon Avon’s Chinese Peony Pavilion’. However, my mistake … Continue reading

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Bah Humbug…

On Friday me and specially chosen members of the brood went to see ‘A Christmas Carol’ and I have to say…I was underwhelmed. Maybe it was something to do with all the publicity surrounding the project. Let’s face it, ACC … Continue reading

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A Funny Old Day…

MORNING. Just over a month ago I visited a recently taken over Stratford upon Avon Theatre & Entertainment establishment in an effort to find out about hire. Unfortunately, the very nice man on counter couldn’t help me as the person … Continue reading

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Stratford upon Avon Rumour Mill set to rise to 11.

The streets of Stratford upon Avon are running hot rumour. The rumour being that the first of Mister Bird’s family projects is about to close. If true, and the MAYBIRD shopping centre is set to close* and give itself over … Continue reading

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Nest of Vipers

As we are all aware the new year is a time to reassess. A time to look a little deeper into our lives and see what can be changed for the better. Unfortunately, and at the moment we are in … Continue reading

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Onward…and over the cliff we go…

I’m sorry to be so transparent but thank God that’s over. 2018, unless you won the lottery was, shit. The world had the idiot Trump to contend with and the UK has Brexit and a robot for Prime Minister. The … Continue reading

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