Hannah Witton is one of my favourite bloggers, and recently she posted this blog post about how she feels about accepting that she is growing up, not in the physiological ageing sort of way but in a personality and activities … Continue reading Growing up and getting boring | a response to Hannah Witton
I hope you read that title in the tune of My Favourite Things from the Sound of Music, because that was absolutely my intentions here. But unfortunately I don’t have any whiskers on kittens or brown paper packages tied up … Continue reading These are a few of my favourite things | October 2017
So the other day I decided to choreograph a dance to a funky wee tune by the lovely dodie. I knew I wanted to dance to this the second that I’d heard it on the new EP and finally the … Continue reading So this happened…
Teachers are some of the most important people in our society because they nurture and educate the minds that become our future. They generate passion, curiosity and perseverance for what sets our minds on fire. I doubt anyone would argue … Continue reading Good teachers are so important
Summer is over and I can’t believe it’s September already! 2017 feels like the quickest year ever. For many of us, the real new year begins in September and not January, as we reset our education and start all new … Continue reading Happy new academic year!
So Bake Off time rolls around again but on Channel 4 instead of the good ol’ BBC? With no Mel and Sue? And with no Mary Berry? How could it possibly be the same? Bake Off lovers everywhere are asking … Continue reading The new GBBO – is it still okay to love?
Well, that’s the Fringe over for another year and Edinburgh breathes a weary sigh of relief. I love the festival and it has been so much fun but also a lot of work. My energy levels are dipping into the overdraft so … Continue reading The Edinburgh Festival Fringe in review
In the past I have mentioned this lil thing that I love called Rock Challenge and I have already written a post about what I did as a RC performer but this one is all about volunteering for the organisation. I am … Continue reading Become a Rock Challenge Ambassador!
I like to think of myself as a bit of a Fringe planning afficionado. Proven by the fact that I have managed to organise my August with 25 shows to review and a further 20 shows just for fun, managing … Continue reading My Edinburgh Fringe picks 2017
We’re just over half way through the year and I’ve completed my totally achievable, way too easy Goodreads challenge of reading 12 books in 2017. And while I bump up my goal to read even more in the second half … Continue reading Mid-year reading round up