bloody HELL brennan

Browsing Tag:

1920s

Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Lifestyle, London, Restaurants and bars, West-End

Afternoon Tea at Kettner’s

I’m having a bit of a love affair with Kettner’s in Soho at the moment ever since I went for dinner a few weeks ago. The whole ambience of the place completely lured me in, with its sumptuous private dining rooms, velvet soaked nooks and crannies to snuggle into and the strains of big band jazz tickling my ears. The excellent Happy Hour menu probably has something  to do with it too. I was invited to have afternoon tea with Sarah who is currently painstakingly researching the  ...

Continue Reading

Books, Lifestyle

Book Nook: My All Time Favourite Reads

It struck me t’other day how one of the things I rarely blog about is books. WHICH IS JUST WEIRD given how much I read, the fact I run a book club, my degree was in English Literature, how much I want to open a second hand beer and book shop called ‘BEER AND BOOKS’ and how much I just bum books really. So welcome to the Bloody Hell Brennan Book Nook, a place to chat books, see wha gwan at Book Club and share some lit-based-loving! Kicking off, I thought I’d write a  ...

Continue Reading

Culture, Events, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

La Traviata at Soho Theatre plus a LOVELY TICKET OFFER!

I don’t know about you but I always get a bit nervous for the opera. I always get a bit worried it’s going to be very long and arduous and with a sincere lack of tap dancing (I have a huge THING for Gene Kelly). However, groovy spangly opera company Opera Up Close (them ones that did that production of La Boheme that just seemed to run and run and run) are constantly battling to jazz up opera and BREAK DOWN THOSE BLOODY BARRIERS and get folk in to slam their eyes and ears on  ...

Continue Reading