Category Archives: The Week That Was

THE WEEK THAT WAS…

A brief round-up of what we ate, watched, listened to and attended this week.

What we watched…

Everton v Sunderland (FA Cup)
Ross travelled to Goodison Park to see his local club, Sunderland, take on Everton in the FA Cup 6th Round.

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THE WEEK THAT WAS…

A brief round-up of what we ate, drank, listened to and watched this week.

What we listened to…

This Soul Jazz release is a perfect snapshot of a UK music scene which rarely receives mainstream attention.  Soul Jazz Records specialise in superb compilations and niche releases of some of the best underground artists.

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THE WEEK THAT WAS…

A brief round-up of what we visited, watched, drank, listened to and took part in this week.

What we visited…

Yvette Mattern’s ‘Global Rainbow‘ laser art installation at St Mary’s Lighthouse, Whitley Bay which marks the beginning of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad programme in the North East.

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THE WEEK THAT WAS…

A brief round-up of what we’ve eaten, watched, visited and drank  this week.

What we ate…

Ceci Frito with Veggie Chorizo and Spinach

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THE WEEK THAT WAS

A brief round-up of what we’ve seen, watched, drank, eaten and downloaded this week.

What we saw…

We went to the Westgarth Social Club in Middlesbrough to see the excellent Hyde & Beast perform tracks from their great debut album Slow Down.

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THE WEEK THAT WAS

A brief round-up of what we’ve seen, eaten, watched, listened to and drank this week.

We ended our trip to Prague last weekend with a visit to the David LaChapelle exhibition at the Galerie Rudolfinum.  The exhibition presents more than 100 pieces of LaChapelle’s work, from his early work in the mid-80’s, to his instantly recognisable celebrity portraits and  his most recent work, The Raft of Illusion Raging Towards Truth (2011).

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THE WEEK THAT WAS…

A brief round-up of what we’ve watched, read, visited, eaten and listened to this week.

What we ate…

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Not to keep going on about Theo Randall but we’re getting obsessed with making things from his book ‘PASTA’.  This is Tagliatelle with pecorino, cream, spinach and marjoram.

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THE WEEK THAT WAS…

A brief round-up of what we’ve watched, worn, eaten, drank and listened to this week.

What we watched…

We went to see The Artist at the magnificent 1930’s art deco Tyneside Cinema last night. Michel Hazanavicious directs an outstanding cast in this black and white film set during the rise of the talkies. It is expected to sweep the boards during award season and could be the first silent movie to win the Best Picture Oscar since 1929. It certainly deserves to.

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