Rocks Screening at the BFI + Q&A

Rocks is a realistic, authentic portrait of growing up in London and navigating through high school every day life. It’s a female lead production, directed by Sarah Gavron, and written by Theresa Ikoko and Claire Wilson. For the first time in the London Film Festival History, the BFI Education Programme offered education screenings and events to young people across the UK and Rocks was one of this event. All the actors who appear in the film, are first time actors who were discovered through casting sessions at schools and who participated in months of workshops while preparing for their roles … Continue reading Rocks Screening at the BFI + Q&A

Letters Live – London, October 2019

Last night I went to the Royal Albert Hall, to attend – for the first time ever – Letters Live in London. Letters Live is a live celebration of the enduring power of literary correspondence. Each show always features a completely different array of great performers, reading remarkable letters written over the centuries and from around the world. One of the joys of Letters Live is that one never knows who is going to take to the stage or what letter they are going to bring alive. Letters Live has brought to the stage letters written by people as varied as David Bowie, Marge Simpson, Mohandas Gandhi, … Continue reading Letters Live – London, October 2019

A weekend in Nottingham

On an important note, travelling on a budget in the UK starts with planning in advance. You can use Trainline and setup email alerts for early released tickets to any destination you would like to travel, at least 4 weeks in advance. Disclaimer: I am in love with Nottingham. I spent a long weekend there and I am absolutely charmed by the whole atmosphere that surrounds this cute city in the UK. I tried to do as many things as possible and in this post I will tell you on which day what I’ve been up to. This should give … Continue reading A weekend in Nottingham