It’s a story that’s been retold countless times over the last 151 years, but the latest adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland probably has the best shoes. In fact, all the inhabitants of the reimagined, digitalised Wonderland are rather spectacularly kitted out, which all makes sense because wonder.land itself is absolutely, beautifully bonkers.
The house specialty was broccoli, which was a shame. It’s always held a special spot in my personal rogue’s gallery of vegetables, worse than mushy peas but not quite as vile as beetroot. Ordinarily I’d have politely declined, but it’s hard to refuse when the waiter endorses it with such misty-eyed enthusiasm. It’s my own fault for […]
We were a little late to Saturday’s Crafternoon Cabaret, held this month in the Oak Room of Covent Garden’s Old Hospital Club. The room was already full of people, both men and women, old and young; a surprising mix considering I was expecting mostly student-age ladies sporting Cath Kidston scrunchies.
I love magic. Or, more accurately, I love to see a good trick done well. I like to see someone with balls the size of a rhinoceros perform something very difficult, but so subtly nobody notices, and in front of a live audience, all of whom are secretly hoping he’ll slip up. Last year I […]
We’ve just been paid and there are two long weekends coming up. What’re you doing? If the answer is anything less than a month-long orgy of pre-summer fun, here are some ideas to tickle even the most particular of pickles.