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

Dishoom – London

Let me tell you, that finding a special breakfast/brunch place in London, that opens actually early-ish on the weekend, is not as easy as one would think. Most brunch places open around 11-12 o’clock! However, Dishoom opens at 9 am, and serves the most amazing breakfast dishes with some nice coffee/unlimited chai tea. THE OLD IRANI CAFÉS of Bombay have almost all disappeared. Their faded elegance welcomed all: courting couples, sweaty taxi-wallas, students, artists and lawyers. Fans turned slowly. Bentwood chairs were reflected in stained mirrors, next to sepia family portraits. Opened early last century by Zoroastrian immigrants from Iran, there … Continue reading Dishoom – London

‘Black Panther: The Album’ – listening session in the dark –

The future of music listening. Music sounds more appealing in the dark. The Guardian When? 18/09/19 Where? Number 10, Hackney More info HERE and you can also check out their Spotify Playlist 25% of ticket profits go to Black Lives Matter. Continue reading ‘Black Panther: The Album’ – listening session in the dark –