I’m a Birmingham based cosplayers, and can regularly be found on the British convention circuit. As a cosplayer, I’ve been featured in local and national press and appeared at promotional and charity events, including pre-launch events for Batman: Arkham Knight with Game and shooting a charity calendar for Baby Lifeline.
Keep an eye on this page for details of which conventions or events I’ll be attending. I’d love to meet some of you, so please do let me know if you’re hitting up the same convention! If you’d like to book me for your event, you can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I am available for bookings as a cosplayer, panellist, contest judge or speaker, whether you need a cosplay guest for your convention or a character for promo work at your shop or cinema. To discuss bookings, you can email me at email@example.com.
As well as cosplaying under Caramel Latte Kiss, I am one half of Safe Harbour Cosplay, alongside my partner in crime, David Whitney. We work together at conventions and events across the country. Our main costume is X-Men’s Rogue and Gambit, but we have lots more team-ups in the works. Watch this space!
Upcoming Conventions and appearances
Project Wonder Woman #4
I've been a little quiet the last few days around here. It's been all change at KissHQ, and sometimes, blogging has to take a back seat to real life.
As you may know, Tom has been trying to get into the games industry for a while now. Despite the masters degree in games design, the competitiveness of the industry has proved difficult to negotiate. He's in the process of planning his own game, and has built games in the past with friends, but finding something full-time (and paid!) was a tricky task. Last week, he was offered a place as a QA Tester with Jagex, (Runescape is their big title, if any of you are gamers at all). He's over the moon, as you can imagine. Unfortunately, Jagex are based in Cambridge. This means a move!
Kiss HQ will continue to be in Coventry, where I'll be staying. On Sunday, Tom will be taking up residence in a
cupboardbedroom in a shared house in Cambridge ready to start the new job on Monday, and will be coming home at weekends, when he can. Things might be a little quiet until he goes; I want to make the most of having him around while he's still here!
I was ill on Saturday, and didn't make it to my roller derby practice (part in thanks to being ill, and cancelled trains. I got as far as the station, say my train was cancelled, and felt too awful to find a new way to get there and went home). An afternoon in bed soon put me right though, thank God. My skating session on Thursday didn't go that well; perhaps because I was about to be ill. I can deal with aching muscles, but my back has been bad again, so I'm contemplating what to do. I cannot risk damaging my back again. My core strength is maybe not good enough yet to cope with the pressures of the drills that go with the skating. The huge expense of all the gear is worrying me too, especially as I'll now be shouldering more of the cost of the flat, with Tom only there part-time. I need to make a decision whether to carry on, or leave it for the time until funds and back strength are more suited to derby life. I'll be sad to give it up, but sometimes the best thing for yourself is knowing when to say no. We'll see what happens.
I tried out a new recipe yesterday (post to come), at Tom's request, and I've got a tasty looking salad to try from Pinterest that I'm planning to make this week. Otherwise the healthy eats have been continuing (aside from a celebratory burger for Tom's new job).
Project Wonder Woman is going to be more important in the coming weeks, while Tom and I get used to being lost distance again. It's going to be rough, so this project to maximise my happiness is going to be needed!