• August Book Of The Month: The Humans

    The Humans by Matt Haig, published in May 2013, is an amusing comment on the human condition from the perspective of an alien sent to stop the spread of a mathematical discovery by Professor Andrew Martin. If at times a little contrived, it is worth a read for its...
  • Genre Fluid review

    Genre Fluid is Dan Webber’s first collection of poetry, formed after three years of touring and performing spoken word shows. Describing itself as ‘a study into labels in everyday life, in the arts and the LGBT+ community’, Genre Fluid is a humourous yet reflective and candid exploration of how...
  • Dot To Dot Festival 2019

    Dot To Dot Festival landed in Nottingham on Sunday 26th May for the last leg of the festival, having been to Manchester and Bristol for the May Bank Holiday. Since I reviewed the festival last year and was blown away, I had high expectations for the day ahead, and...
  • DNA @ Lakeside Arts

    DNA is Nottingham New Theatre’s latest collaboration with Lakeside Arts, combining all the talent of the student actors with the creative flare of the highly experienced director Giles Croft and his innovative assistant Amy Crighton. The play follows ten teens wound up in the manslaughter of their friend Adam....
  • DMA’s @ Rock City

    Almost a year after the release of their album ‘For Now’, DMA’s descend on Nottingham’s Rock City, delivering a performance saturated with energy. The band is an Australian three-piece made up of Tommy O’Dell, Matt Mason and Johnny Tock. As the stage is lit, the unassuming threesome transform into...
  • TV Review: Narcos: Mexico

    Narcos: Mexico follows the hugely successful first three seasons of Narcos. Shifting its focus from the Sinaloa and Cali Cartels in Colombia, Narcos: Mexico spotlights the gestation of the Guadalaraja cartel in Mexico, the political machinations of key players and the corrupted socio-political fabric that is dominated by drugs...
  • Food Review: Lan Zhou Beef Noodles

    Lan Zhou Beef Noodles’ (Market Street, Nottingham) small shop space and mundane interior belies the nature of its food. You will find none of the extravagance and lush colours that have stereotypically defined one’s idea of a chinese restaurant. But don’t let the drab interior fool you. Once you...