The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences – Sterling Accommodations, Location and History in London

The prestigious address of 116 Picadilly has seen its share of elegance over the decades. In the case of British history, of course, history is measured in centuries. Charles Dickens ... Continue Reading →

London Theatre Review – The Ferryman

After you have attended live theatre more than a couple times, you easily remember your best experience. After seeing dozens of productions over the years, it can become a bit murky ... Continue Reading →

sketch Parlour – London’s Cheekiest Take on the Venerable Institution of High Tea

Anyone with even a passing acquaintance of British tradition knows that tea is a fundamental aspect. Centuries of tradition have evolved into veritable rituals around consuming a cuppa. How ... Continue Reading →

An American in Paris – Dominion Theatre, London

Undoubtedly some of the best experiences (concerts, theatre, restaurants, etc) are when you enter with medium expectations but the production over-delivers. That was the case for An ... Continue Reading →

Cheeky, Comfortable, Crisp and Fresh – the citizenM Tower of London Hotel

Taking a page out of cheeky branding and consumer strategies first developed by Richard Branson, citizenM is tweaking and probably reinventing the hotel business. Eschewing oversized ... Continue Reading →

Jude Law in ‘Obsession’ at the Barbican, London

The novella whence comes this production has been visited several times before. It started as James M. Cain’s crime novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, published in 1934. Banned ... Continue Reading →

Peter Gabriel – Then and Now

At the dawn of MTV, Peter Gabriel was one of the very few artists with sufficient talent to effectively straddle the previously disparate worlds of music and video.  With his well-honed ... Continue Reading →