https://youtu.be/cKTvj11loU4 In which we have a very disappointing dinner, meet an extremely cute puppy, hunt for Dracula in Whitby and visit a priory that was also home to First World War bunkers. Of course.
https://youtu.be/3kj-GRTNl-8 In which I return to weekly vlogging, head to Space Lupin's and eat many tasty things.
I am always curious about dance productions, especially when they are a little unusual. I went to see Virago, a solo production from Sonia Sabri, which certainly fits the bill. Virago is a unique experience, combining dance with spoken word, music, video projection and a diverse mix of cultural references. In Latin, Virago means 'female warrior', and this … Continue reading Virago, Old Rep Theatre
It's Super Bowl season! Super Bowl LII is on Sunday 4th February, with Justin Timberlake performing at halftime. More and more Brits are watching the Super Bowl (and the usually epic halftime show) every year, which means more venues are starting to screen it, complete with suitably American food and drink offers. But where should … Continue reading Where Can I Watch Super Bowl 2018 in Birmingham?
2017 has been a rough year for us all, with all sorts of upheaval in the news, from political drama to Hollywood sex scandals. Luckily, not everyone was revealed to be total scumbags, and there have been some heroes who have made my year, or who are just generally smashing it. Here are the people … Continue reading 2017 Heroes
Sunset Boulevard is a classic. The Tony-award winning musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber has been on the circuit for twenty-five years and remains one of the greatest and most beloved productions. The UK touring production, starring Ria Jones and Danny Mac, landed at the Birmingham Hippodrome last night, bringing glamour and golden age Hollywood with it. The staging is ingenious, with clever use … Continue reading Sunset Boulevard at Birmingham Hippodrome
EGX is the biggest gaming convention in the UK, aimed at both industry professionals and fans, covering everything from big names releases, to indie titles, to the gear you need to play it all on. So really, the fact I'd never been was pretty shocking, considering my geek credentials. My immediate reaction was mostly amazement. The … Continue reading EGX – A First Time Visitor’s Tale
Unless you've been living under a rock, you're probably aware of a marketing stunt from McDonalds that majorly backfired. After Rick and Morty referenced the limited edition Szechuan Sauce from McDonalds, demand for the sauce suddenly exploded. Originally only available as a promotional item in 1998, as part of a menu themed on the release of Mulan, McDonalds … Continue reading Make Your Own McDonalds Szechuan Sauce
Having a happy place, somewhere where you feel content and at ease, is very important, I think. When SACO, who own serviced apartments in Birmingham which allow visitors to the city to live like a local, asked if I'd like to join in with their happy place campaign, I actually struggled to decide where to write about. … Continue reading My Happy Place
https://youtu.be/w4lETbkCkZ8 The one with Not Another Comic Con, a beer tasting aboard a canal boat and a crazy amount of food and drinks at the new Canal House.