Cardiff: 2: A Rare Night Out

My second day in Cardiff was a little bit strange. While I was planning this trip, I had tried to book a tour of the Brecon Beacons. Because of the strange time of year, no one else booked it and it was cancelled the night before, leaving me with an unplanned extra day. I decided …

Cardiff: 1: The Castle Keep

In all the travel research I have done in the last few years, and especially the UK travel research I've been doing in the last six months, everyone raves about either London or Scotland. I understand completely, London is the best city in the world (in my humble opinion) and Scotland is a beautiful country …

A Neurotic’s Guide To Rome

Travelling can be scary and bring out the neurotic side of all of us. In this series I'm answering questions I worried about when visiting these cities and in this post I'm talking about Rome, a city I really struggled with. I'm worried I'll be pressured into taking taxis everywhere. When I was leaving Rome …

A Year’s Review of the National Art Pass

So I've had my National Art Pass for a year now! When I initially bought it I wondered whether it was worth it, and if I would renew it next year. I love this pass, and can't believe how much money I've saved! Savings See my first six months worth of savings here. Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt …

The BFI and Radio Times Television Festival 2019

In 2017 I went to the BFI and Radio Times Television Festival, and I had such an amazing time. I really hoped to go in 2018 but I don't think it happened. I had assumed that the festival had been permanently cancelled, however, when I got an email to go to the festival, I jumped …

Review: Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre, London

On Saturday 30th March I went with my mum to see Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre. The plot focuses on Jenna (Katharine McPhee), a talented baker who finds out she is pregnant by her abusive husband and has to figure what to do next. She is helped and guided by her friends Becky (Marisha Wallace) …

Review: Emilia at the Vaudeville Theatre, London

I had heard so many things about Emilia. "It's remarkable...extraordinary...it makes you want to burn down the patriarchy!" Having heard so many great reviews of the play, and after finding out that it was closing early, I immediately booked a ticket for my next day off. It was remarkable. It's a very strong plot, based …

Why Project Nim Was A Terrible Experiment

Project Nim was a terrible, terrible, experiment. It's well known (because I will not shut up about it) that I feel very strongly about primates and the way they are treated. It's one of the reasons I am campaigning with STAMP it out to change the law about how monkeys are treated in the UK …

I Don’t Think I Liked Avengers: Endgame (Spoilers)

After writing a month full of film posts I'm starting going back to normal with...a film post! So I got to see Avengers: Endgame (Anthony and Joe Russo, 2019) on 25th April. I went as early as I could as I work in a cinema and we were sure the patrons would spoil the film …