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Alice in Wonderland gets the musical treatment

A review by Justyna Olszowa   (20 February 2017) Wonderland the Musical came to Oxford’s New Theatre. Wonderland is an enchanting musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. […]

by February 25, 2017 0 comments Going Out, Oxford, Review
Penclic Mini Keyboard C2 (Wired)

Penclic Mini Keyboard C2 (Wired)

Nicholas Newman As a journalist, I use my laptop a lot when out of the office. You will find me word processing at a variety of locations including at conferences, press conferences, in trains and […]

by February 18, 2017 0 comments Gadgets, Review, Technology, Travel
La Boheme at Oxford’s New Theatre

La Boheme at Oxford’s New Theatre

A review of La Boheme by Nicholas Newman Ellen Kent’s production of La Boheme at Oxford’s New Theatre 16 February 2017. La Boheme perhaps one of Puccini’s most famous operas, set in Paris’s Latin Quarter of […]

by February 18, 2017 0 comments Art, Heritage, Music, Opera, Oxford, Oxfordshire
Degas to Picasso Creating Modernism in France

Degas to Picasso Creating Modernism in France

A review by Guest Reviewer “The Ashmolean Museum’s splendid new exhibition, Degas to Picasso: Creating Modernism in France offers considerably more than some of its visitors may be expecting.  If they are counting on seeing a […]

You dont need the car to visit the hospital

You dont need the car to visit the hospital

Nicholas Newman It has to be remembered that many people do not drive, due to a variety of reasons including cost, age, illness, lifestyle etc. I think my response with every journey to the hospital […]

by February 15, 2017 0 comments Bus, Family, Health, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Travel