Happy Birthday to me!

So, Wednesday (7th) was my birthday! I had the whole week off work and decided to do a little something each day to celebrate. Monday – BBQ As it was early May Bank Holiday in the UK, all my family had the day off work and decided to throw me a birthday BBQ at my house. In true fashion, we had too much food prepared! My sister made me a birthday cake and cupcakes – they were themed around my Read More…

2012 – year in review

I wanted to write this post before the end of 2012 but having a stomach bug but a damper on that idea, so I’m writing it now (this post was also going to be my goals for 2013 but the post got too long – that post will follow. 🙂 ) I’ve seen a few of my friends blogs review their past year categorised by month and decided to steal that idea. I’ve decided to focus on the main points Read More…

Bitten 3 – UK True Blood Convention

This past weekend was my mum’s big 5-0 and, as she’s a big fan of the television show True Blood. I decided to surprise her with tickets to Massive Events 3rd True Blood convention: Bitten 3. Although I did end up having to tell her we were going so she could book the time off work. But I did manage to keep her ticket type –  Standard, Silver or Gold – a secret. For those that aren’t familiar with Massive Read More…

MCM Winter Memorabilia Show 2010

Yesterday was the Winter Memorabilia show, a general signing event / collectables show held in Birmingham, UK at the NEC. It’s held twice a year (in March and November) and this marks my third year attending a Memorabilia event. We arrived at the show at around 8:15 in the morning and headed straight to the ‘pre-paid’ queue. It’s always worth getting to the Winter Memorabilia show earlier than the door opening time (typically 9am for “early bird”), as there was a large queue Read More…