2017; the year that brought such delights as the unfathomable Brexit, Trump and all the fun that his supporters brought to the world, global warming, police brutality, lots of sexual harassment from the entertainment industry, La La Land not winning … Continue reading 2017: the year of growth
This year, it was my turn to make the dessert for our Christmas dinner so naturally, it had to include chocolate and salted caramel. Now I am by no means a baking expert so I decided to consult the queen … Continue reading Salted Caramel Yule Log | Easy Recipes
In the week leading up to Christmas my family departed on a wee city break. Firstly this was important because it was a 50th birthday present to my mum this year, but secondly, it was important because all 5 of … Continue reading Magical Christmastime in London
You know when you make yourself so busy that you get used to feeling tired and then evetually your body and immune system starts breaking down as its natural way to calm the heck down? That has been my life … Continue reading Burning the candle at both ends
In the past I have mentioned this lil thing that I love called Rock Challenge and I have already written a post about what I did as a RC performer but this one is all about volunteering for the organisation. I am … Continue reading Become a Rock Challenge Ambassador!
Being home for the summer is a breath of fresh air, taking a break from the hectic schedule I give myself in Edinburgh with uni, work and dance. I get to move back in with my family which means I … Continue reading North East Summertime
The reason why modern ballet is great because it incorporates all different styles of dance – it allows for more compelling choreography that can hint towards comedy and makes for a more accessible show for a ballet novice, which is … Continue reading Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes (New Adventures) | Ballet Review ★★★★★
When we were growing up, my sister was always the artier one. She would excel in art and would always be crafty and helpful to my mother in running her group of Rainbows (the youngest version of Girl Guides). I … Continue reading Promoting my talented sister | Claire Daniel Art
Another year calls for another trip to London to try and satisfy my insatiable need to go to the theatre. I don’t think I’ll ever be done until I’ve seen every single show in existence, which could take me a … Continue reading The annual West End trip | London 2017
When it comes to asking me what I’d like for Christmas, you generally can’t go wrong with a book. Especially if, like my mother, you make your selection based on my Goodreads list. Christmas 2016 is now to be known … Continue reading Christmas Book Haul!