Party planning for any occassion *

AD | At my 9-5 job I’m part of an associate engagement team, and one of our main responsibilities is planning social events for our staff. But to be honest, that’s not where my love of party planning first began. Credit has to go to my dad here for all the Halloween party planning we did when I was little. Along with many themed movie nights (like Star Wars day). With a decades worth of party planning, it’s pretty safe to say I’ve had some good experience, from company barbecues to christmas parties *. Party Planning for any occassion Budget […]

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Gothenburg at Easter: A trip down memory lane

I’ve been to Gothenburg (Sweden) a couple of times as a teenager, but haven’t had the opportunity to go since then, which is a shame. It’s such a beautiful coastal city full of stunning architecture and picturesque gardens. Although my main reason for going at the time wasn’t the sights. It was to attend a gaming convention known as ‘Goth-Con‘, with two of my friends. Goth-Con is an annual event held over Easter break at the stunning Hvitfeldtska Gymnasiet building (a high school in Gothenburg). I entered a couple of trading card tournaments while I was there, one for UFS […]

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Halloween Playlist

Whether I’m decorating the house for Halloween, throwing a Halloween party or waiting for trick or treaters I make sure to have a Halloween playlist with me. It always gets me in the Halloween spirit especially when it falls on a work day! I’ll often listen to my Halloween playlist on my drive to work. Halloween Playlist Dead in Hollywood – The Murderdolls Living Dead Girl – Rob Zombie The Addams Family theme song Somebody’s Watching Me – Rockwell Scooby Doo theme song Monster Mash – Bobby Picket Buffy the Vampire Slayer theme song This is Halloween – Danny Elfman […]

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The Phoenix Festival 2018

Last weekend my family, friends and I headed into Cirencester town centre for their free annual music festival: The Phoenix Festival. A two day event held in the Abbey Grounds, Cirencester showcasing local bands and tribute artists. The festival is run by volunteers and relies solely on donations, fundraising and sponsors. Entry is free but they encourage you to make a donation when you enter or leave the site. Which we did. 🙂 This year’s headline acts were Abba and Queen tribute acts. Unfortunately I missed out on Abba as my future sister in law and a good friend of […]

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Review: The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at The Barn Theatre Cirencester

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice is a play I’m very familiar with, having studied it for my GCSE drama course. So when I heard it was playing at my local theatre The Barn Theatre in Cirencester), I jumped at the chance to see it, and took my friend from work along with me. The play tells the story of Little Voice (LV), a northern girl with a talent for impersonating singers. With her father dead and her mother turning to alcohol and sex as an outlet, Little Voice’s only escape is her music. A record collection left to […]

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The Gloucestershire Steam & Vintage extravaganza 2018

Last Sunday I popped along to the Gloucestershire Steam & Vintage extravaganza with my family. We go along every year and it gets bigger each time – next year we may have to make a full weekend off it as there were many displays we missed out on! The show includes a huge selection of vintage transport, such as buses and coaches, commercial vehicles, classic cars, steam engines, traction engines, motorcycles, bicycles, military vehicles, emergency vehicles, tractors and historic caravans. With a live action arena showcasing these vehicles in interactive demonstrations taking place throughout the weekend. We started off with […]

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