• 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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  • The Ivy Harrogate

    Cocktails In The Sun | The Ivy Harrogate Garden Terrace

    April 28, 2018

    It may be only 5 degrees, but at least the sun is out this morning, so QUICK! RUN FOR A BEER GARDEN! We all got teased with the promise of a nice spring and summer with 27 degree weather last week, but it was washed away by rain as quickly as it appeared. So obviously,…

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  • Why We Should All Follow Patti Murin And Be Open About Mental Health In The Performing Industry

    April 19, 2018

    I woke up this morning to a message with a link to a Facebook post. The Facebook post was by Patti Murin, the Broadway actress currently starring as Anna in Broadway’s ‘Frozen’. So she’s immediately my role model, obviously… Patti Murin is a Broadway regular and is extremely talented, so you would think that she…

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  • Black Mirror Predicted Our Future And I’m Freaking Out

    March 23, 2018

    So I’ve had a couple of wines, so excuse me if my writing makes zero sense or my grammar is appalling… But after re-watching the episode of Black Mirror that kicked off season 3, ‘Nosedive’, I wanted to write about how much Black Mirror episodes are coming true. I think Black Mirror as a franchise…

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  • Ways To Make The Most Of Your Week Nights And Stop Only Living For The Weekend

    March 15, 2018

    It’s so easy to let the weeks pass in the blink of an eye. I can’t believe how fast the last few weeks have gone – it feels like the weekend is always here! I’m not saying I don’t appreciate the weekend, because I REALLY DO. But I’m very aware of how quickly my life…

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  • Live For Today And Be Thankful For It

    March 11, 2018

    Most of the time life is bloody wonderful. And sometimes it’s not. You can complain and say that your life sucks because it isn’t going the way you want it to be, but at the end of the day, every morning that you wake up happy and content is a blessing. You are never promised…

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  • How To Make The Most Of Your Snow Day

    February 28, 2018

    Remember how when we were school kids we used to pray for it to be a snow day as soon as a fleck of snow squeezed from the sky? Well it doesn’t matter how old we get, we still want the same thing; everybody wants a snow day! Snow days are a surprise day off…

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  • Things Nobody Tells You About Going Vegetarian

    February 7, 2018

    While people have been trying out Veganuary for the month of January, I decided to do the slightly less intense version. I decided to go vegetarian. Although for me, the intention is not to just be vegetarian for the month of January, it’s more of an ongoing thing. I’ve tried a couple of times before…

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