May has first and foremost been the month of Phoebe Waller-Bridge. The second season of Killing Eve, which Waller-Bridge pens, is just as deliciously deviant as the first and continues to be a showcase of outstanding actresses and fashion. As much as I love Killing Eve, the Waller-Bridge creation that took me by surprise was the second season of Fleabag. I watched the first season when it came out in 2016 and wasn’t too fussed, but I loved the second incarnation. Maybe it was Fiona Shaw as a terribly droll psychologist, or perhaps it was Andrew Scott as the priest, or Kristin Scott Thomas discussing the benefits of menopause, but every moment of this season was equally hilarious and heart warming. I know it has had its detractors, but I
To celebrate Mother’s Day I took my mother to Wildflower for afternoon tea, which completely eclipsed every other meal I had this month. I
Rilakumma and Kaoru could potentially sit under the ‘watching’ sub-heading, but this level of cuteness deserves a separate section. It’s essentially a children’s show (although I did happen upon a petition demanding Netflix to make it inaccessible to children due to its sexual themes and depictions of horror!), but it is written by one of favourite filmmaker, Naoko Ogigami, and is
I unashamedly love Eurovision and eagerly await its arrival in May every year.
No book recommendations this month.