Monday, 17 July 2017

An Encounter with the Greats

There is something romantic about the word ‘encounter.’ What is it? Possibly, that an encounter can be one of many..

By Constance Watson


Saturday, 1 July 2017

Sometimes you just want a Zedel

When former England footballer Ashley Cole was caught sleeping with prostitutes, or sending naked photos, or some such post-modern humiliating..

By Constance Watson


Saturday, 24 June 2017

Review: The Ned, a London club/restaurant not a Glaswegian ne'er do well

“Not even God himself could sink this ship.” So said an employee of the White Star Line at the launch..

By Constance Watson


Saturday, 10 June 2017

French fancy

‘The proof is in the pudding’ is one of the more uninspired turns of phrase adopted by the British. It..

By Constance Watson


Friday, 26 May 2017

Watch out foodies, Entrecote is coming to London

There are certain things in life that can instantly propel you back to the relative safety of childhood. For us,..

By Constance Watson


Friday, 12 May 2017

Caziel: Abstraction Explored

Londoners are fortunate when it comes to culture. Be it art, theatre, restaurants or music, there is something for every..

By Constance Watson


Friday, 5 May 2017

The Sovremennik Theatre's Three Comrades: pure Russian spectacle

The scenes outside London’s Piccadilly Theatre this Wednesday were stereotypical of the West End in its heyday. The streets were..

By Constance Watson


Friday, 28 April 2017

Howard Hodgkin's paintings speak for themselves

Howard Hodgkin must have seen the world, and the people in it, in a very unusual way. Luckily, human nature..

By Constance Watson


Saturday, 22 April 2017

Encouraging signs from the House of St Barnabas on Greek Street

St Barnabas is, I’m told, the Patron Saint of Encouragement. I didn’t know there was such a thing, but am..

By Constance Watson