Browsing Month January, 2014

The Days of Anna Madrigal | Armistead Maupin | Review

By at January 19, 2014 | 6:52 pm | 0 Comment


My rating: 5 of 5 stars It was in 1992 that I first discovered the joys of ‘Tales of the City’. I can’t recall if I watched the brilliant channel 4 program first or read the books. I have a very annoying habit of watching the tv with the sound down and music on and I remember doing this with ‘Tales of the City’ whilst I was living and working in a hotel in

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Book Reviews , Books , Gays The Word Bookshop , Lesbians London , Lesbians of North London ,


By at January 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm | 0 Comment

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For LGBT History Month, Rainbow Hamlets — with the support of LB Tower Hamlets — is proud to present the first London run of Trouser-Wearing Characters, written and performed by Rose Collis. This original entertainment ­ — a unique mixture of music, history and comedy — is the first-ever original, one-woman cabaret-style musical show created and performed by a

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Comedians , Gay Theatre , Guest Posts , Lesbian Comediennes , Lesbians London , Lesbians of North London

A Map of Love | Review

By at January 11, 2014 | 2:55 pm | 0 Comment


Having a tough time telling your Mum you are gay? After watching this film it will seem like a breeze! I’m sure we all remember the day we told our parents we were gay, was it an easy ride for you?  This film brings it all flooding back but with an extra twist in the tail. Roberta faced with this very situation, decides she will soften the blow by taking them all

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Musician | Annabelle Chvostek

By at January 10, 2014 | 7:29 pm | 0 Comment

Annabelle Chvostek

As a special feature to celebrate Annabelle Chvostek visiting our shores we are having two celeb's of the month this month: About 2013 Juno nominee Annabelle Chvostek is a versatile singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist born and raised in Toronto.  She made her professional musical debut with the Canadian Opera Company at just seven years old.  In her twenties,

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Celebrities of the month , Lesbian Singers , Lesbians London , Lesbians of North London , Music

Orange is the New Black

By at January 5, 2014 | 6:58 pm | 0 Comment


I read a lot about this and also friends recommended it to me. We had not long ago finished Breaking Bad, so thought we would give it a go.  Once I had recovered from the shock of seeing Captain Kathryn Janeway aka Kate Mulgrew as a Russian prisoner, I settled into the show…  Whilst it is very good, brilliantly written and full of amazing characters, it also freaked

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Lesbian TV , Lesbians of North London

Guest Post by Jane Siberry | 30 day sugar-free diet

By at January 2, 2014 | 5:04 pm | 0 Comment

Jane Siberry

Hello everyone. HERE WE GO This doctor (Olsen) does a 30 day sugar-free thing. He knows a lot about the dark secrets of sugar. He also runs marathons so understands the body from that stance, too. If you're interested, details here. Here are my thoughts, too. However, I must add a SPOILER ALERT. 'Canadian Rock Star strikes human note with seedy off-stage

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Blog , Gay Icons , Guest Posts , Health and Wellbeing , Lesbians of North London , Music

Celebrity of the month | January 2014 | Actor | Ralph Brown

By at January 1, 2014 | 12:13 pm | 0 Comment


About Ralph William John Brown  (born 18 June 1957) is an English actor and writer, known for playing Danny the drug dealer in Withnail and I, the security guard Aaron (aka "85") in Alien 3, DJ Bob Silver in The Boat That Rocked, super-roadie Del Preston in Wayne's World 2 and the pilot Ric Olié in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. He won The Samuel Beckett

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Celebrities of the month , Film , Lesbians of North London

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