His first trip to the ballet

This post is a review of the Scottish Ballet’s Wee Hansel and Gretel, for which we were given three press tickets. I fell in love with the ballet in 2013, a freezing January in Edinburgh when I saw the Scottish Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker. It was an experience that truly moved me and one… View Post

The Nutcracker

The first time I went to the ballet, I fell in love. In love with the the music, the dance, and the story of The Nutcracker. For some reason – despite the uplifting feeling it left me with – I’ve never been again. This saddens me because obviously I have allowed daily chores and life’s… View Post

London Fashion Week: DAKS SS15

A few seasons ago, I attended my first DAKS show. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute and, as a woman who likes a classic cut, I admired the tradition of the house, which was established over 100 years ago. Many said it was a dull collection (AW14) but actually, I found comfort in the timeless silhouettes,… View Post

Scottish Ballet: The Nutcracker

My husband is taking me to the theatre tonight. You might call it a date! I’m excited because the last date we went on (a grown up date, anyway) was January, when we went to see Scottish Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker. Tonight’s show is a gritty drama, so not quite the same as the Scottish Ballet, but The… View Post