Tag Archives: Food
Hans Holbein portraits of two Thomases – More and Cromwell partnered at The Frick Collection.
Thanksgiving Hospitality in Boston.
Spine-tingling storytelling in this second series of The Missing.
Hugely enjoyable The Beatles Eight Days a Week – the touring years.
Coffee at our nearby museum The Geffrye with its dedication to “the middling sort” and a wander round its chronologically-arranged gardens.
Foodie treats in the RDU Triangle in North Carolina. The Pit, Piedmont, Durham, Four Square Restaurant and the full Southern experience at Mama Dips, Chapel Hill. With thanks to the Old North Durham Inn for their hospitality.
The revelations of Imelda Staunton’s amazing voice and Lara Pulver’s transformative powers in Gypsy. Unforgettable.
Jed Mercurio’s heart-stopping (or rather heart-starting) drama CRITICAL. Several scenes watched from behind the sofa, but great cast and dialogue.
Super Ocakbasi award-winning kebab joint in Stoke Newington Road.
Mr Turner (despite seeing it with subtitles: “Obscure muttering (in Dutch)”). Tim Spall surely an Oscar contender?
Tierra Peru in Essex Road. Delicious Ceviche with tiger’s milk and crunch corn kernels.
The Missing – harrowing for all parents but compulsive viewing with superb performances.
Simon Rattle conducting Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky at The Albert Hall
Big Talk’s new show Our Zoo. Great writing by Matt Charman, lively direction by Andy de Emmony.