Autumn Teaching

  Back at work last week after a short holiday, and some time writing.  There’s a chill in the air as Summer disappears and the back end of the year starts to encroach on the green landscapes.  The campus is very busy.  The students have returned, and our new students have arrived.  This is one of…

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I’m on holiday

I haven’t written on my blog for some time because I am completing my PhD. I find that it is very easy to get distracted and write short blog posts than work on larger pieces, so I have taken a holiday from blogging. Once I have submitted my PhD then I hope to get back…

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Patrick Monahan. The Disco Years (Gilded Balloon, Sunday 8th August 2015) ***

 The Disco Years was a fun show with a little bit of audience participation. Patrick Monahan talks about his Iranian background alongside a backdrop of 1970’s disco music. Monahan had a great way with families and managed to involve the children in the audience in the show without it being embarrassing. Monahan managed to sustain…

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