live review: taylor swift’s reputation stadium tour;

This review originally appeared on The Arts Desk back in June (you may remember Taylor herself had something to say about it) and I’m choosing…

tv review: doctor who – the woman who fell to earth, bbc one;

This review originally appeared on The Arts Desk. Re-casting a beloved character always carries a measure of risk. Solo: A Star Wars Story relied on…

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…

culture consumption: august 2017;

So this is usually the column in which I round up the great and the not-so-great things I have read, watched and listened to in…

culture consumption: april 2017;

The best reason not to make New Year’s resolutions? Everybody breaks them anyway. And April was the month in which I broke a quiet promise…

culture consumption: february 2017;

February has been a pretty decent month for me on the ol’ arts front. I broke my gigging duck for the year (48 days in…

culture consumption: january 2017;

After all my proclamations about 2017 being the year I rediscover my creative spark, I’m ending January having written less than I have in a…