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

New Year’s Resolutions: Here’s how I hope to make 2017 amazing 

Want to know how to make kick ass New Year’s resolutions, then click here.  I always like to know other people’s resolutions, as I’m nosey and it helps me to create my own. So in a bid to publicly declare mine and to hold myself accountable (I’d love to hear yours too)… Here’s mine: I … More New Year’s Resolutions: Here’s how I hope to make 2017 amazing 

ITV Good Morning Britain: Behind the scenes and on screen 

Kids up North are less likely to get as good GCSE results as their Southern counterparts according to research from the Children’s Commissioner.  Do you think there’s a North / South divide in terms of education?  I was chuffed to be invited on to ITV’s Good Morning Britain to talk about just that. An absolutely … More ITV Good Morning Britain: Behind the scenes and on screen 

Day of the Dead: Be featured in our Halloween gallery! 

So by now you’re probably Halloween-ed out! We’ve eaten pumpkin in soups, stews, pasta bakes and cakes (waste not want not, check out the free Olio app to help stop food waste).  We’ve worn and made several scary costumes. And tonight we’ll be (finally) out trick or treating… thank goodness it’s finally here as I’d bought … More Day of the Dead: Be featured in our Halloween gallery!