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Posted on 2:04am Friday 17th May 2013
Derren Brown returns to Birmingham this week for a fortnight's residency at the New Alexandra Theatre, bringing with him his latest slew of mental gymnastics and audience-bemusing brilliance. (Contains no show spoilers)
Posted on 11:00am Wednesday 15th May 2013
With male and female roles changing so significantly in recent years, I’m wondering how much this may have affected our egos? Do you compete with your spouse or significant other? Yes, we all likely say we wish nothing but the best for our partners, but deep inside do we feel envy sometimes? I think this is one of those semi-taboo topics that aren’t aired much, which means, of course, I’m going to wade right into it.
Posted on 12:16am Wednesday 15th May 2013
9 to 5 the Musical returns to the Midlands this week as it begins a week-long engagement at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. I headed to press night to see if the queen of country's musical sensation was still offering a spankin' good night out...
Posted on 12:54pm Thursday 9th May 2013
We have moved our bureau office in Bewdley due to the building works opposite the library.......read on....
Posted on 5:12pm Wednesday 8th May 2013
It has now been 4 weeks since i have returned from my life changing trip to the Gambia, i really meant to do a blog as soon as i came back but the truth is i was so ill for around 2 weeks after and now i'm doing as much revision as i can for my exams, but now back to Gambia, if there is one world to describe the trip it would be Intense and emotional really.
Posted on 1:30pm Wednesday 8th May 2013
Strictly Come Dancing's Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace tango their way onto the Birmingham boards this week as Midnight Tango arrives at the New Alexandra Theatre. I headed to the press night to review this unique piece of theatre...
Posted on 11:17am Wednesday 8th May 2013
How many men do you think are afraid of their wives? If “afraid” is too strong a word, how many men believe they must walk on eggshells in their wife’s presence? What marriages do you know – well – that are successful and appear happy? I chose the word “appear” because no one really knows what is going on inside another’s home and life, so all we can make is educated guesses based on how well we know people.
Posted on 10:00am Wednesday 8th May 2013
Sometimes it’s the smallest of things that mean so much but we don’t realise this until they’ve gone. Now being a UK expat, the things I miss most of all (after giant boxes of tea bags!) are carpets and instant heat.