A Teatime Treat at Houtong Tea House

This is quite an admission, but this week was my first bubble tea experience. I have travelled throughout Asia and never been tempted. When Leeds Living asked me to review Houtong Tea House I invited a friend who has travelled in China and would not be a bubble tea virgin. I now realise that I […]

Sukhothai – In Chapel Allerton Since 2002

There are now branches in Leeds City Centre and Harrogate but I was visiting the original site, which opened 20 years ago in Chapel Allerton. The restaurant is considerably larger than when I first visited it, which is just as well, judging by its popularity on a Monday evening in late December. The décor is […]

Darvish – Always Good

After two years of unsettling times for restaurants, I decided it was time to visit an old favourite. It is good to write about new ventures – it is sad to see some no longer exist, whilst some seem unchanged. So it was, when I visited Darvish Persian restaurant in Harehills. The décor had not […]

Can you spot me real quick

Review: A solo exhibition by Connor Shields at Assembly House I hadn’t realised that the title of the exhibition was a gym reference until I spoke to Connor Shields, but it made perfect sense once I knew. The exhibition revolved around imagery from the gym and the construction site. Images from both melded together when […]

The Cat and The Canary

The plot of this play revolves around the gathering of the last six living descendants of Cyrus West, famous psychologist, at an isolated mansion on Bodmin Moor. It has been twenty years since Cyrus died but this is the night that his will and inheritance will be revealed. This staging draws upon elements of horror, […]