Immersive art: A review of Absent by dreamthinkspeak

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Absent, the latest site-specific offering from avant garde London theatre company dreamthinkspeak is not theatre at all. It is a sprawling art installation set in the depths of Shoreditch Town Hall, exploring space, nostalgia, the passage of time and the decay of beauty. Those attending with the expectation of seeing a play complete with narrative and ...

How to pack for a weekend city break using only hand luggage – a definitive checklist

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[Image source] Last weekend, a few close friends of mine and I escaped on a weekend visit to beautiful Berlin. We had managed to nab a flight at a really good price on a budget airline and visit what currently seems to be the coolest city in Europe. The problem with budget flights, though, is that ...

Listen to: Formaldehyde

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Would you butcher my love To understand it To know where it lies? Cut a hole in my heart Fill a hole in your life I'm yours to dissect Now does every heartbeat Burn white heat in your blood? Formaldehyde The tissue and bone And my soul has on loan Begs to be near you Are you listening carefully? Then we shall begin Now does every heartbeat Burn white heat ...

Calling All October Sponsors

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  Fancy being one of my sponsors next month? As you know, I recently left my job and became a full-time student. What's more, I'm doing it in another country! I now earn my living as a freelancer and this blog is now one of my sources of income. I have a limited number of spaces available so ...

Introducing September’s sponsors

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Much Ado About Noting It all started with a couple of New Year's resolutions and the decision to surround myself with the things I love on a daily basis. Beauty, in so many of its forms, was now a priority. My culinary skills needed a good revamp and I soon discovered that food is a topic ...

Calling all September Sponsors!

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  Fancy being one of my sponsors next month? As you know, I recently left my job and became a full-time student. What's more, I'm doing it in another country! I now earn my living as a freelancer and this blog is now one of my sources of income. I have a limited number of spaces available so ...

Meet the July Sponsors!

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Say hi to this month's wonderful sponsors!   Life of Something New I'm Halley, a sassy American who moved halfway across the world due to my love of adventure. Life of Something New is about extraordinary and everyday adventures. From SOS:Send Love, The Expat's Guide to Living Internationally, burlesque, feather hair extensions, fantastic people, visual diaries and ...

Nude and rose

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81   I'm loving this look right now - maxi skirts and jersey sweaters in gorgeous, feminine and laid back nude shades of rose, grey and rust. I think it's me being in denial about the summer heat here right now (it's unbelievable how hot it's getting). While other people frolick around in shorts and bikinis, I ...

Meet the May Sponsors!

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Say hello to this month's sponsors! Hi! I'm Claire. I’m all about positivity, pretty things, yummy food, travelling, and the Internet (obviously). Claire's (online) Chronicles is my little corner of the Internet, full of happy morsels of love, feel-good pictures, and stuff that catches my eye. My mission is to brighten up people's days, and help ...