Sustainable tourism: ‘going green’ doesn’t just mean a splash of colour

Green has become cool. Show me a hotel, restaurant or travel company that doesn’t have a green policy or environmental statement and I will eat my organic hat. This is, of course, fantastic: the more places that commit to recycling or saving water, the better for us and our environment. Problems appear when ‘going green’Continue reading “Sustainable tourism: ‘going green’ doesn’t just mean a splash of colour”

Opera. Silent. In a tunnel?

Silent Opera. Vault Festival. Directed by Daisy Evans, recipient of the Sky Arts Futures Fund Produced in association with Old Vic New Voices As my first experience of opera, this was not so much akin as being dangled upside down by the ankles into a whirlpool of creative interpretations. It wasn’t to everyone’s taste, evident by theContinue reading “Opera. Silent. In a tunnel?”

F.O.L.K…C.O.N…T.R.A…P..T…I.O..N – it's The Folk Contraption

My plus one asked me what I thought of The Folk Contraption, a night of story telling and folk music brought by The Rogue’s Gallery at London’s Vault Festival. ‘Wonderful.’ I replied. But apparently that won’t make for a whole review. Tales of dragons and suicides, train journeys and lost property, flowing rivers and fleetingContinue reading “F.O.L.K…C.O.N…T.R.A…P..T…I.O..N – it's The Folk Contraption”