(seasons) greetings from asbury park, nj;

For some reason, before we went to New York, I got it into my head that I was going to win the Springsteen on Broadway…

what happened when i hit the ground: 2017 in review;

Since I got back from New York, I’ve been struggling to sleep. While my rational head knows that it’s mostly jet lag, accentuated by that…

theatre review: mamma mia!; theatre royal, glasgow;

…or, Lis and Charlotte’s Christmas night out. I am, as a general rule, indifferent to both weddings and the music of Swedish pop behemoths ABBA.…

culture consumption: october 2017;

So, after getting all smug about nailing my Goodreads reading challenge for the year (because, apparently, I now live a lifestyle where 30 books in…

album review: taylor swift – reputation;

This review originally appeared on The Arts Desk. In “Look What You Made Me Do”, the tabloid-level diss track that heralded the arrival of Taylor…

don’t have any more left for anyone else: the rosie bans interview;

There’s a timeline in which Rosie Bans would have been expected to fade into the background. A fiery singer-songwriter with the voice of a Prohibition-era…

culture consumption: september 2017;

I cannot over-state how excited I am to have spent a weekend in my own bed, with no deadlines and nowhere to be, free to…