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24 and a half hours in Amsterdam

How to spend 24 and a half hours in Amsterdam- A Guide by Bloody Hell Brennan Birdwatch Ride the tram Visit the Flower Market  Drink beer (obviously) Ponder a career in drug baroning Wear clogs Eat cheese (obviously)   Gaze at the street art Shop in the Western Canals Munch on huge sandwiches at Festina Lente Followed up with a trough of pancakes from The Happy Pig  Stroll around the hidden Begijnhof courtyard Practice your selfie skills before eating Ethiopian food with your hands at  ...

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Culture, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

Theatre Thought: Shakespeare In Love at the Noel Coward

Last week I decided to make the most of my newly found (f)unemployment and trundle down to take in a midweek matinee. Is there a greater pleasure I ask you? Sneaking inside a theatre and nestling down among the red velvet to be entertained on a Wednesday afternoon whilst all around you harassed looking suits and court shoes run frantically into Pret to pick up their standard crayfish and rocket sandwich, before diving back into a board (bored) meeting all afternoon. Surely, the midweek  ...

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Culture, Dance, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

Dance Delight: Sleeping Beauty at the Royal Opera House

What does one do with an unexpected day off? Mooch about town? Grab a coffee somewhere? Watch an entire series of Gossip Girl in a day? WELL luckily for me when that rare and evasive mistress named ‘Day Off’ called my name on Wednesday, I managed to blag a cheeky freebie to attend the schools matinée of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ at the Royal Opera House. I’d never been to the ROH before, and now I have been I am aching to go back. It’s a theatre at its most  ...

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Culture, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

Theatre Thought: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Savoy Theatre

Earlier this week I was lucky enough to catch the hottest new show to arrive in the glittering West End, ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels‘. Having done some out of town tryouts in Manchester and er, Aylesbury, the Scoundrels have now landed in the Savoy Theatre, tucked away underneath the Strand. Based on the cult comedy classic of the same name, starring Michael Caine and Steve Martin, it’s an absolute romp all stationed in the French Riviera. Expect flirty french maids, the  ...

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