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Reflections – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Ayikodans presents Reflections Choreographed by Jeanguy Saintus  Leicester Cathedral as part of Let’s Dance International Frontiers Festival 2019 29 April 2019 Reflections, a new commission by acclaimed Haitian choreographer Jeanguy Saintus and … Continue reading

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Two more soups

I’ve been honing a couple of my regular soups. Plus, it happens to be #StopFoodWasteDay today – both soups help reduce waste, either by using items from the freezer, or finding a use for leftover leaves from salad bags. I’ve … Continue reading

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Biscuits made from Biscoff? Mind-blowing …

Warning: these biscuits may mess with your mind. My resident teen introduced me to Biscoff spread, a smooth spread fashioned from the little biscuits you often get with coffee or tea when out and about. And like the biscuits, the … Continue reading

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From the jaws of disaster … a new cheesecake is born

Flapjack has always been ‘a thing’ for me, mainly making it and eating it.  Perhaps it’s because flapjack and I share the same surname/final syllable? Over the last few years, I adapted my mother’s basic ratio of 8/6/4 oats/butter/dark brown … Continue reading

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Barber Shop Chronicles – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Fuel, National Theatre and Leeds Playhouse present Barber Shop Chronicles by Inua Ellams  directed by Bijan Sheibani Curve Theatre, Leicester  2 to 6 April 2019 In one of the most enjoyable pre-sets I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Victoria – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Northern Ballet with The National Ballet of Canada present Victoria Choreography, direction and scenario Cathy Marston, music Philip Feeney  Curve Theatre, Leicester  2 to 6 April 2019 Never a company to shy away from … Continue reading

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Kunene and the King – review

Royal Shakespeare Company with The Fugard Theatre in association with Eric Abraham present Kunene and the King By John Kani Directed by Janice Honeyman The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon 21 March – 23 April 2019 Even in the worst of times, … Continue reading

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