20 years of Angel the TV show

20 years ago today one of my favourite TV shows, Angel premiered on the WB Network. For those not in the know, it’s a spin-off of my all time favourite TV show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Created by Joss Whedon and David Greenwalt. The show details the ongoing trials of Angel, a vampire with a soul. So, who is Angel? From his back story on Buffy we learnt that his human soul was restored to him by gypsies, as punishment for murder of one of their own. This means that Angel now feels deep remorse for all the actions he […]

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The Buffy Tag

Today marks the anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer which first aired in the USA back in 1997. If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know Buffy is one of my favourite fandoms. I wrote about my love for Buffy on its 20th anniversary in 2017, have a tattoo from the show and been lucky enough to meet some of the cast members. So it would be wrong of me not to celebrate in someday, right? So in celebration of Buffy’s birthday I thought I’d revisit an old Facebook tag (which has been doing the rounds on […]

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London Film and Comic Con 2017 – Day 1 – The weekend I met my idol

I’ve just had the most amazing weekend at London Film and Comic Con with my family and my sister’s friend. Honestly I think it was their best one yet but that could be because I checked something off my bucket list! After 19 years or so I finally got to meet one of my idols, Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s Alyson Hannigan (Willow). Alyson was announced back in May along with her husband Alexis Denisof who plays Wesley in Buffy and Angel. I checked out the website as soon as they were announced and snapped up a diamond pass for Alyson […]

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20 years of Buffy the Vampire Slayer 

On March 10th 1997 ​the first season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer aired in the USA, that’s right – Buffy is 20 years old today! That makes me feel old… I’ve been watching Buffy since it first aired in the UK and have rewatched it countless times on VHS and DVD.  I’ve had some great experiences because of Buffy, conventions, themed parties, acting out scenes from Buffy and putting on shows of Once More With Feeling (the musical episode) as a kid etc. I’ve also made many great friends through our mutual love of Buffy that it wouldn’t seem right […]

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London Film and Comic Con 2016

Last Friday Ryan, my parents and I left home at 5am and travelled to London for London Film and Comic Con! Which is one of the biggest conventions in the UK and one of my favourite events as they have a wide range of celebrity guests attending and unique dealers. We got to the venue at around 7am and there was already a queue forming; rumour has it some people had been there since 5am! Once inside the convention we headed to the guest signing area on the first floor to collect our virtual queue (VQ) tickets. It is never […]

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Prophecy – Buffy the Vampire Slayer convention

Prophecy was this past weekend – a three day convention for Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, and my first convention by this organiser (Rouge Events) so I wasn’t sure what to expect. The main draw for me was meeting Alyson Hannigan but unfortunately she cancelled 3 weeks before the event. 🙁 I was gutted! As were many others who had purchased tickets to the convention. The company actually had three cancellations in the week’s leading up to the event. Not good, but, to their credit managed to replace all the guests before the convention meaning we had 8 in […]

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