The Girl Who Fell – A Play For The Social Media …

Grief after the loss of a loved one is inevitable.  Throw suicide into the mix and the consequence for those left behind is guilt of the truly toxic kind, that keeps its victims awake at night and forces them through a labyrinth of closed doors.  There is never…

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Christian Dior Designer of Dreams Review – Paris V London

Christian Dior is synonymous with femininity, elegance and timeless splendour.  It is also, as the title of its V&A exhibition suggests, the “stuff of dreams”. The furore surrounding the Christian Dior Designer of Dreams exhibition at the V&A has been building to crescendo point since its announcement last…

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Top Things to Do In Brighton with Teens

Brighton is a short train journey from our home in South London, yet it was only this summer that I finally succumbed to my daughter’s repeated pleas to visit and organised a weekend break for us both. Seaside towns in England generally fall into one of two camps…

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The Musical Every Teenager Is Talking About

Musicals have a strong nostalgic resonance with me, reminding me of my own teenage years and many a happy trip to London with my parents to take in the latest show.  Love them or hate them they are a big part of London’s theatre culture and hard to…

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Las Vegas – The Road Trip Finale

“Save the best for last” is a popular saying I grew up with and as we left behind the glitz and glamour of LA last year on the final leg of our California road trip and headed towards Las Vegas I wondered if it would be the case this…

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Los Angeles – A Californian Road Trip – Part Four

Los Angeles is a must visit destination for anyone doing a road trip through California and for our teens it was a much anticipated highlight of our holiday. Leaving the opulence of Hearst Castle behind we left Highway 1 and took the well known and faster Route 101…

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Educating Out Prejudice – Just How Tolerant Are We?

“Why on earth would I want to end my week by going to see a play about a man having sex with a goat?”   This was the question asked by a very dear friend as we set off to the theatre last week. The play in question…

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The Big Sur – A California Road Trip – Part Three

Driving for long stretches is historically my idea of a holiday from hell, but our California Road Trip changed all that.  It is hard to believe how you could have more fun in a hire car than on the Pacific Coast Highway, aka Highway 1. Traveling from North to…

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