Elderly man violently mugged in gardens

Image Credit: Pixabay This week a violent attack in Christ Church’s war memorial gardens resulted in one man been taken to hospital.  The man of approximately 50 years old, was reportedly attacked and robbed of his money and some various jewellery items on Wednesday evening last week at approximately 6pm.  The attackers inflicted cut wounds […]

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Review: The Master and Margarita

From the outset, The Master and Margarita signals itself as an experience: a bold, immersive spectacle. To rework a lengthy, densely-plotted novel onto a ninety-minute play requires a focused distillation, and Magnolia Productions has extracted its excess and absurdity to wonderful effect, combining it with a shiver-inducing, mischievous darkness—not least because of its staging in […]

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Pimm’s, panamas and parties

O Frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! ‘Tis the season for good, old-fashioned British summer lawns parties. Barbeques. Croquet. Pimm’s. What could be better? In an ideal world, our sartorial choices would be simple: an elegant sundress or a light shirt. Unfortunately, the key word here is ‘British’, and the weather can be pernicious, ready to foil […]

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