Out of the Darkness: How Much can Change in a Year

A young woman gets ready to to run an event – she’s good at them, she enjoys talking to people, she is passionate for the topic – she leaps at the chance. She wakes up on the day, and oh no – it’s a battle to leave her bedroom. She can run through a thousand reasons in her head as to why this just can’t happen today. Maybe tomorrow… Just not today.

Horror at the Belgrade*: An Interview with the Writer of… Frankenstein?

Okay, so it’s not THE Mary Shelley herself of course, but the writer of the Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein theatre production, Rona Munro. As many of you may know, I am a massive Halloween fan and an avid reader (…also I’m a little bit of a goth!) I hope you enjoy this insightful interview with Rona, and it helps give a bit of context to the play, if you plan to see it!

*This post is written to support my local theatre in spreading the word about/ advertising their upcoming production of Frankenstein, at the Belgrade Theatre.

A Vegan Egg?! Having a Gudetama at Wagamama*

Has anyone been to Wagamama since the new vegan menu launch? I had the fantastic opportunity of checking out their new menu with a fab bunch of locals – and this is what I found out! I even solved the mystery of the vegan egg!

Disclaimer: This post contains pictures of a meal gifted to me by the lovely Wagamama Coventry through Coventry Bloggers.

Major Adulting: Plus Size Fish, Little Pond

Being creatively confident in my writing / blogging, happened through 3 major epiphanies in the last year. I felt like I was drowning in my hometown – although the opportunities to write were growing, so was the blogger community and often I feel a bit overwhelmed by it all!
There’s always this “Am I good enough?” feeling. So I’ve decided to tackle it head on!

A Geek’s Guide: Gatekeeping in the Geek Community

So often I’m met by people who feel they don’t belong in the geek community. People who are quirky, different and interesting but don’t feel welcomed, either online or in person. I’m here to tell you – your perceived “geekiness” is not a measure of you as a person, and your opinion is just as valid as anyone else’s despite how much gatekeeping there is. Here’s why…