• Harry Potter And The Over-Rated Play – A Review Of ‘The Cursed Child’

    September 16, 2018

    “If you have to ask, you’ll never know. If you know, you need only ask.” Those were the words my best friend said to me when she announced she had a surprise for me on her wedding day. When she said them, I had no idea what she was on about. So maybe I should…

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  • The Hottest Podcasts You Should Be Listening To – And Why

    September 13, 2018

    I’ll say it once and I’ll say it again: PODCASTS ARE AWESOME! I honestly don’t know what I was doing with my life before podcasts. They are so easy to listen to and they provide me with endless stories, talking points and laughs. You can pop one on in the background while you’re at work…

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  • Is ‘Heathers: The Musical’ Worthy Of The Hype?

    September 9, 2018

    Once upon a time, drama nerds were in fact, deemed as ‘nerds’. But now, thanks to the rise of social media platforms such as YouTube transforming kids singing in their bedrooms into superstars, the tables have turned. Drama is now cool. It’s cool to be quirky and dramatic and talented. Hence, one of the reasons…

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  • Just A Quick Reminder To Treasure Your Siblings

    August 22, 2018

    I ran into my grandma at the weekend. I told her how I was going to my first Leeds United game that afternoon and she told me how she has a Leeds United scarf at home. She has had this scarf for probably over 50 years. The scarf belonged to my grandma’s younger brother who…

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  • Social Media Is Killing My Self-Esteem

    August 15, 2018

    I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling like my life is pretty mediocre? I feel like I’m not amounting to anything; like I’m doing nothing exciting with my life. Last night I just sat in the flat feeling like ‘what is the point in even trying?’ I don’t know where everyone is finding the time…

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  • ‘Ship Life’: What It’s Really Like Working And Living On A Cruise Ship

    August 14, 2018

    Everyone assumes that working on a cruise ship is glamorous. But I have some news for you. It’s not really. Life at sea is a whole breed of its own. It destroys your soul one second and leaves you flying as high as a kite with happiness the next. It’s a whirlwind for sure, and…

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  • Life Lessons I Learned From This Year’s Series Of ‘Love Island’

    July 31, 2018

    This year was the first time I’ve watched Love Island. Eight weeks of my life lost to the depths of time, solely dedicated to spending an hour each night watching a load of gym junkies ‘get off’ with each other. I mean, what more could you want right? Well aside from serious body confidence issues…

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  • REVIEW: The Case Of The Frightened Lady | Leeds Grand Theatre

    July 27, 2018

    I don’t think I’ve ever been more confused than when I sat in the theatre for The Case Of The Frightened Lady. The curtain came up and the show began with no music or warning. I guess when you’ve spent the vast majority of your life watching and participating in musical theatre, the silence of…

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  • Rebekah Lowings Talks ‘Knights Of The Rose’ And Mental Health In The Industry

    July 10, 2018

    If you know Rebekah Lowings, then you probably know her as the tiny girl with the big belt (vocally, not accessory-wise). She has incredible credits to her name such as Mary Magdeline in Jesus Christ Superstar and Understudy Narrator in the Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat UK Tour. Now she is embracing her inner rock-goddess…

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  • The Rules Of Theatre Etiquette For People Who Have No Idea

    July 8, 2018

    If you are a regular theatre-goer or member of the performing industry, then I’m sure you will know the basics of theatre etiquette. The theatre has been a civilised hobby for people throughout history. We love going there to lose ourselves; to become enthralled in a world different from our own. A world where people…

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  • Ways I Thought Adult Life Would Be Different

    July 4, 2018

    Well, time-hop told me yesterday that it has been exactly one year since I moved into my little flat in Leeds. And as it turns out, it is also pretty much the same time that I have moved out of it too. Only one year spent in my perfect little flat that was all mine to…

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  • 5 Easy Things You Can Do To Save Our Planet

    June 27, 2018

    Everyone is becoming more conscious of the damage we are doing to the environment with each passing year. While once upon a time global warming was classed as a ‘myth’, there is so much evidence to prove that it is actively happening right now. So what can you do to help reduce your carbon footprint…

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  • Frolicking In The Waters At Krka National Park | Croatia

    June 22, 2018

    The most beautiful natural view I’ve ever seen? It has to be gazing down from the top of Krka National Park waterfall and over the snaking valley of water and trees, untouched by humanity. Well, almost… While Krka National Park has had the odd touches added in to make our viewing pleasures easier, the land…

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  • How To Push Negativity Aside And Have A Great Week

    June 4, 2018

    We all go through periods where we feel run down. Everything gets on top of us, whether it be work, relationships or external factors in our personal lives (or maybe just everything). It affects our day to day running and leaves us feeling constantly low and full of negativity. When you fall into these periods,…

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  • Boozy Brunch At If Coffee Bar | Leeds

    May 24, 2018

    Some people have all the luck when it comes to love, some people have it when it comes to career opportunities, and some (like me) have the luck when it comes to Facebook competitions. I think I have now won 4 Facebook competitions in my life – you know, the ones where you like and…

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  • Celebrating Eurovision With Sarah Barrow Make Up

    May 15, 2018

    I’ve never had my make-up done before. I’m a person who just throws generic make up on my face and heads out (aint nobody got time for contouring). But when make-up artist, Sarah Barrow, offered to do my make-up for me, I jumped at the chance. Having worked in London as a make-up artist, and…

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  • Fun In The Sun At Birchfield Ice Cream Farm

    May 6, 2018

    It’s bank holiday weekend and the sun is out! *cue everybody running to the nearest beer garden* We have a beautiful 3-day weekend of 25℃ weather and us poor pasty Brits are praising the heavens for shining down on us. To make the most of this glorious weather, staying outside as much as possible has…

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  • Give Me Caffeine | The Best Café’s In Knaresborough

    May 4, 2018

    When my grandma asked me what the high street in Knaresborough was like these days, my response was simple. “If you need your hair doing, a cup of tea or a new filter for your vape, then Knaresborough’s got it covered.” And while my observation is pretty spot on, Knaresborough is especially good for relaxing…

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