Swipe

For some reason, despite the fact that we’re all glued to our phones and screens like an extra limb, and that we communicate with everyone else important in our lives through technology, the idea of meeting a partner online is still slightly taboo. Alyssa Salter of all female theatre company New Match Collective realised howContinue reading “Swipe”

Happiness is a Cup of Tea

Written and performed by Annie McKenzie and directed by Michael Tonkin-Jones Judging a book by its cover, or a play by its name, is a risky thing. Happiness is a Cup of Tea, a one-woman play written and performed by Annie McKenzie is not a whimsical look at the little things in life, but centredContinue reading “Happiness is a Cup of Tea”

Feminist and under thirty

Book review – I Call Myself A Feminist: The View from Twenty-Five Women Under Thirty  First published on Alt. The f word has become something of dangerous one to utter. Far more controversial than the other f word, feminism is no longer something to be proud of, a mark of political and social awareness, butContinue reading “Feminist and under thirty”

the girls are weekend @ The Forge

We’re getting there, but women still under-represented in the music industry. Kate Bush might be back, but other than major names and pretty pop singers, the female presence is lacking – as journalists, photographers, producers, engineers, programmers and performers. So the fantastic supporters of females in music the girls are  and Camden venue The Forge have comeContinue reading “the girls are weekend @ The Forge”

Introducing – Courtney Yasmineh

Ballsy and confident in demeanour, Courtney Yasmineh is charming and captivating, and her music direct and delicious, a potent cocktail of  alternative rock, folk, pop and even a little gospel, all blended and blurred into a dazzling and blistering output.  A complex and tough upbringing saw her flee to great north woods of Minnesota whereContinue reading “Introducing – Courtney Yasmineh”