Win tickets to see David Walliams’ childrens book on stage

Children’s book The First Hippo on the Moon written by one of Britain’s most popular writers and comic actors, David Walliams, is taking to the stage this Spring. As a children’s author David is one of the most popular writers for children today, selling over 11 million books around the world translated into over 45 … More Win tickets to see David Walliams’ childrens book on stage

Theatre Review: Romeo and Juliet is a lesson for us all

You might not associate Shakespeare with the present day but your mind is about to be changed with the latest production of Romeo and Juliet. I’ll admit that it’s the first time I’ve understood every exchange in the tragedy even after studying A-Level drama. And that’s one of the best things about West Yorkshire Playhouse’s … More Theatre Review: Romeo and Juliet is a lesson for us all

Blowing out the candles on birthday party politics: The rules

Invites: If you want to invite one person  to a birthday party from a group/club/class/clique, you must invite the entire group/club/class, no exceptions, so nobody is left out. Birthday Cake: It should be bigger than the cake at the last party you went to. The birthday girl/boy’s parents must spend at least 48 hours hand … More Blowing out the candles on birthday party politics: The rules

Singing Frozen Let it Go: Why it could be dangerous for your kid

“Let it gooo, Let it gooo, the cold never bothered me anyway…” *cue dancing and drums* It is our favourite (or at least most sung) song in this house. Even my two-year-old knows the words and the tune. Watch Frozen Live on stage here:   But Should little kids sing Let It Go ? To … More Singing Frozen Let it Go: Why it could be dangerous for your kid

Filming a TV Advert: What it was like on set and in the spotlight

I used to work as a broadcast journalist and freelance TV researcher, so I’ve certainly dipped my toe into TV production. And I’ve also appeared in front of the camera presenting, even dancing and whatever else I’ve got myself involved with. Whether that be reporting on a story or interviewing someone for a package. So … More Filming a TV Advert: What it was like on set and in the spotlight

Disneyland Paris: How to get the best out of your trip at “Euro Disney”

1. Have a basic plan: The site is separated into two parks. One is Disneyland Park where you’ll find lots of rides for the little ones, you’ll meet the core Disney characters and see the essential Disney Parade (at 5.30pm when we went). The other park is Walt Disney Studios Park. This has bigger rides, … More Disneyland Paris: How to get the best out of your trip at “Euro Disney”

Britain’s Got Talent: Acrobatics and gymnastics rise again 

By Sophie Mei BellydanceBySophieMei.com It was the turn of the gymnasts in this weeks show who acro balanced their way to success. First off it was acrobatics-gymnastics duo Sam and Hector from Kent who impressed with their balancing and strength. Next up was an 18 strong gymnastics troupe, Spartan Resurrection, from Scotland who somersaulted their way … More Britain’s Got Talent: Acrobatics and gymnastics rise again 

Don’t be a Reality TV talent show snob: Britain’s Got Talent and some

Turn your nose up at reality TV? Are you too high-brow for such shows? Fed up of this factory entertainment?  Are you more into your “High-culture” offering of opera and traditional theatre?  Well, before you campaign against this so-called “low culture” or this “trash TV,” take a moment to think about the real journeys of … More Don’t be a Reality TV talent show snob: Britain’s Got Talent and some

Britain’s Got Talent episode 2: Gospel singers go for gold 

As if gospel choirs weren’t amazing enough… The new series of Britain’s Got Talent showcases not one or two powerful voices but a choir of 100! That’s 100 people from around the world united in one all-singing and all dancing gospel choir. I am of course talking about 100 Voices of Gospel who belted their … More Britain’s Got Talent episode 2: Gospel singers go for gold