The London White House: a prince’s tribute to his Polish grandmother

I'll admit, I hadn't heard of The White House before Soraya mentioned it to me. Not THE White House, obviously - I'm not quite that clueless. No, I'm talking about The White House in Ealing, built by former mayoral candidate Prince John Zylinski as a tribute to his grandmother. It's a very moving story: Prince … Continue reading The London White House: a prince’s tribute to his Polish grandmother

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A Park Theatre JB Priestly revival leaves me both laughing and crying

My first theatre outing of September: a 1930s JB Priestly play that I've never seen before, performed in a contemporary setting at one of my favourite venues, Islington's Park Theatre. The perfect mix of old and new - and what a delicious two hours this proved to be. 'The Roundabout' is an eloquent and witty … Continue reading A Park Theatre JB Priestly revival leaves me both laughing and crying

‘Exhibitionism’: an homage to The Rolling Stones (and, just possibly, the best exhibition I’ve ever been to)

The Rolling Stones are my favourite band of all time. Always have been, always will be. So when I heard that the Saatchi Gallery was turning its entire building into a treasure trove dedicated to all things Stones, I knew that I would have to pay it a visit. 'Exhibitionism' is formed of nine themed … Continue reading ‘Exhibitionism’: an homage to The Rolling Stones (and, just possibly, the best exhibition I’ve ever been to)