Category Archives: Reviewing the Situation

“The Tigon and the Liger” at Chickenshed – 13/04/19

Today is a bit of a trains, planes and automobiles day for Eva and I..but only because, as most normal people do, we decided to squeeze in a theatre trip before we leave for holiday.  Nathan and Roo are coming … Continue reading

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“Wow Everything is Amazing” at Battersea Arts Centre – 11/04/19

  I must admit I wasn’t sure what to expect from Sounds Like Chaos‘ “Wow Everything is Amazing”. The promotional materials had asked a lot of questions about our relationship with technology but hadn’t answered many in terms of what this … Continue reading

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“Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster” at Battersea Arts Centre – 23/03/19

  After spending time with Eva this morning, it was time for some mother-son bonding with Reuben this afternoon. Which initially seemed to consist of me clutching his pepperoni sandwich for half the length of the Jubilee Line while he … Continue reading

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Big Up at Stratford Circus Arts Centre – 23/03/19

  Yknow, often Twitter feels unrewarding. Like shouting into a big room full of other people who are also shouting. Sometimes you get into massive fights with Radio X DJs and all their followers. And then sometimes, just sometimes, you … Continue reading

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How Eva Von Schnippisch Won WWII – 09/03/19

I must admit I was a little cautious about taking the kids to see Eva Von Schnippisch. I was originally planning to go to the Thursday night show on my own and was expecting a “hilariously filthy” one woman comedy musical … Continue reading

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“Mimi and the Mountain Dragon” and Battersea Park Children’s Zoo – 22/12/18

Photo c Skewbald Theatre Whenever we go to the theatre it can be hard to choose which child to take with me. Of course, I could take both but that sounds like a lot of hard work so it’s easier … Continue reading

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“Finding Santa” at Little Angel Studios – 18/11/18

  It might seem a tad early to talk about Christmas but I’ve been working hard on Christmas music since September and we had our first Christmas choir gig yesterday. So I think I’m OK to go to a show … Continue reading

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Product Review: The “Electro Hero Kit” by Tech Will Save Us

  I don’t do loads of product reviews but something about this one sounded really appealing – maybe it’s the constant MCU talk that’s filled the house for around four years now and has stepped up a gear since *that* … Continue reading

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“Paddington’s Musical Adventures” – 07/10/18

It’s been a busy day. A spontaneous trip to Winchester for me and Eva yesterday rolled straight into a spontaneous sing at church so by the afternoon I was ready for something soothing. And a Paddington-themed concert by the BBC … Continue reading

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“The Everywhere Bear” – 15/09/18

Ah, the class bear experience. We’ve all been there. Last October, we babysat Pluto the Class Dog for the entire half term, taking him to the Wetlands and the V&A. Here’s Eva with him on the platform at Hackney Downs, … Continue reading

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